Donald Trump has taken to Twitter once again, attacking the EU decision to fine Google for using ‘anti-competitive’ practices.
The President tweeted: “I told you so! The European Union just slapped a Five Billion Dollar fine on one of our great companies, Google. They truly have taken advantage of the US, but not for long!”
The record breaking $5 million fine was given to Google for piling together its Android operating system with its search software.
This outburst from Trump follows a series of other criticisms of the EU, especially regarding their economic policies. He recently announced that the EU had become “a foe” because of their treatment of America in trade.
The European Union has been recently focusing on data privacy, which has caused upset among the American firms they have been investigating.
Margrethe Vestager, the woman behind the fine, argued that she was in no way targeting American companies for political reasons. “I very much like the US,” she told reporters, “we do not do it in political context.”