Trump DOJ to file antitrust lawsuit against Google within weeks: Report

The Justice Department will reportedly file antitrust charges against Google later this month focused on how it has used its search dominance in the online advertising business.

Attorney General William Barr is planning to bring the case against the tech behemoth earlier than expected, the New York Times reported Thursday, citing career DOJ lawyers, in order to allow the Trump administration to take credit for the action. Most of the approximately 40 Justice Department lawyers working on the Google investigation opposed ending their work by the end of September but were overruled by Barr.

The Justice Department and some state attorneys general have been investigating Google over the
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