Google Spends Record Sum On Lobbyists

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Published on January 23, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Google Spends Record Sum On Lobbyists

Business Insider reports that Google has set a record for spending on a lobbyists.

Google disclosed on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the United States government in 2018.

The search engine is fighting a wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices.

Previously, Google's highest lobbying spend was $18.22 million in 2012.

Facebook disclosed that it also spent its most ever on U.S. government lobbying in 2018, $12.62 million.


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