Google CEO Visits White House, Congress Ahead of Hearings

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai paid a rare visit to Washington to defend the search giant against allegations that it silences conservatives online, part of an effort to defuse political tensions between the company, Congress and the Trump administration ahead of a key hearing on Capitol Hill later this year. Weeks after President Trump accused Google of having “rigged” search results, the company’s leader paid the White House a visit, meeting with Larry Kudlow, one of the president’s top economic advisors, a spokeswoman for the White House confirmed.