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Ousted Google employee teams up with Republican party official

by Austin Cross and Libby Denkmann | Take Two®

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - SEPTEMBER 02: The new Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. Google has made the most dramatic change to their logo since 1999 and have replaced their signature serif font with a new typeface called Product Sans. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Former Google employee James Damore has lawyered up. Damore was fired by the company earlier this month after he wrote a memo criticizing Google's diversity policies. Now he's represented by a high-level Republican party official: San Francisco lawyer Harmeet Dhillon. 

Dhillon's firm says it's investigating Google's employment practices. For more, Take Two spoke with Marisa Lagos, California politics and government reporter for KQED.

Press the blue play button above to hear the full interview. 

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