Trump also said that these big tech companies are "discriminating against me", Trump also said that "I don't want to put these companies out of business, I want China to do well, I just don't want them to do as well as us".
He said the European Union is "suing them all the time" in reference to a string of antitrust rulings by Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, which have resulted in fines of up to $5 billion for Google.
In a wide-ranging surprise interview with CNBC's "The Squawk Box", the president was asked whether tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon "are too big" and need to be broken up, which has become a 2020 campaign topic in recent months.
Amazon, which spent Dollars 14.4 million on lobbying past year, and Facebook, which doled out United States Dollars 12.6 million, are also among the top 20 USA corporate spenders. The DOJ, meanwhile, has jurisdiction over Apple and Google, with a source telling Business Insider last week that it is already looking into the latter.
"We're gonna look at it differently", he said of USA authorities.
"They're actually attacking our companies, but we should be doing what they are doing".
Speaking with CNBC, Trump said "something's going on" when it comes to the concentrated power of today's tech titans. "We have a great attorney general, we're going to look at it differently", Trump said in reference to William Barr.
He said it was unclear if American tech companies actually deserved the lawsuits from the European Union, which he described as "easy money" for Europe.
Pretty well, says Wedbush Securities' Joel Kulina, who thinks that while investors are a little cagey on Google and Apple as growth prospects, regulatory and anti-trust concerns are not as worrisome as one might think.
Trump also returned to his well-trodden argument that major tech firms such as Google have a liberal bias that does not favour his administration. The real collusion's between the Democrats and these companies.
"They don't have near the capability of our geniuses in Silicon Valley that walk around in undershirts, and they're worth $2 billion apiece, okay?" he said. "Well, I won. And I'll win again".