Trump on Facebook allegations: 'It's terrible'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats worried by Jeremy Corbyn's UK rise amid anti-Semitism Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 MORE said Wednesday he hasn't personally seen evidence of Facebook not including conservative news among its trending topics but said "it's terrible" if the allegations are true.

"I'm hearing more and more that they're doing that," the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said during a phone interview on "Fox and Friends."


"They deny it, or they're trying to deny it, but I've heard from many people that they're doing that. That would be terrible," Trump added.

A Senate GOP chairman on Tuesday said he is looking into the allegations of political bias after a report early this week from Gizmodo quoting a former Facebook worker alleging curators routinely omitted conservative topics and reports from its popular trending topics section.

Facebook has denied the charge, with an executive on Tuesday saying the company has "found no evidence that the anonymous allegations are true." The White House also said it was pleased by the company's response.

As far as potential political bias from the company, Trump said Wednesday, "I haven't found it. I have close to 8 million followers on Facebook — Twitter even more — but I have not found it."