Trump to Meet With State Enforcers Before Expected Google Case

(Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican state attorneys general at the White House on Wednesday to discuss allegations of online censorship against conservatives, according to people familiar with the matter.



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The meeting, which is expected to be around midday, comes as the Justice Department is preparing to brief state officials later in the afternoon on its forthcoming antitrust case against Alphabet Inc.’s Google, which could be filed as soon as next week, according to people familiar the matter.

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Attorney General William Barr, who has been a key ally of Trump’s in taking on tech giants over how they police content on their platforms, will also attend the White House meeting with the states, said one of the people.

Barr’s Justice Department and a nationwide group of attorneys general have been investigating Google’s conduct in online search and

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