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Google CEO on the hot seat in congressional testimony today as leaked internal emails seem to contradict prepared testimony

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google (a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc.), is set to begin testifying before the House Judiciary Committee at 10 A.M. today in a hearing titled “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices.”  In his prepared remarks, Pichai is set to contradict some internal emails that have been leaked in advance of his presentation:

“I lead this company without political bias and work to ensure that our products continue to operate that way,” the India-born Pichai said in prepared remarks.  “To do otherwise would go against our core principles and our business interests.  We are a company that provides platforms for diverse perspectives and opinions – and we have no shortage of them among our own employees.”

Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller News Foundation presents the gist of leaked emails:

Google employees sought to block Breitbart from Google AdSense less than one month after President Donald Trump took office, leaked emails from the company reveal.

Google employees sought to use alleged “hate speech” as a pretense for banning Breitbart from taking part in the advertising program, the emails show.

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