Politics

Watch: White House briefs press as Trump picks fight with Google over search results

UPDATE: There will no longer be a press briefing.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was slated to brief reporters Tuesday, after President Donald Trump railed against search engine Google's news results about himself.

Trump claimed in a pair of bellicose, early-morning tweets that the results displayed from a search for "Trump News" on Google were "RIGGED" to favor negative stories.

"This is a very serious situation-will be addressed!" Trump warned.

Google pushed back hard in a statement later Tuesday morning. "Search is not used to set a political agenda and we don't bias our results toward any political ideology," a spokesperson said.

Sanders suggested to NBC News that she would address the issue during the press briefing that afternoon.

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