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The life and career of Tony West, the Uber executive married to Kamala Harris' sister, and who may be in the running for a role in the Biden administration

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Tony West in 2009.
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Tony West, Uber's chief legal office, is reportedly in play for the role of Attorney General in the Biden administration, according to Insider .
If appointed, he'd be the highest-profile Silicon Valley exec to play a key role in national politics.
West served in the Justice Department during both the Clinton and Obama administrations before leaving government to work at PepsiCo.
He joined Uber in 2017 to help clean up several legal issues at the company following a string of scandals.
West has been married to Maya...
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Trump considers targeting birthright citizenship with executive order in his last weeks in office, report says

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Trump is seen at a White House briefing on November 20, 2020.
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President Trump is reportedly considering putting out an executive order in his final weeks in office to target birthright citizenship, according to two sources who spoke to The Hill.
Ending birthright citizenship - which guarantees citizenship to anyone born on US soil, regardless of the citizenship of their parents - has been something Trump's talked about doing since his 2016 campaign.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is an example of someone who gained her citizenship this way. Her...
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