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A group of New York City investors and tech entrepreneurs have signed an open letter to Trump opposing the recent executive order on travel, but one name is missing: Oscar Health CEO Joshua Kushner—the brother of Trump's son-in-law.

No one from Thrive Capital, Kushner's venture capital firm, has signed the letter either, as Forbes points out. Large tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Yahoo, which have offices in New York City, are also missing.

The letter was put together by tech:NYC, a advocacy group for the tech industry in New York City, whose members include local startups, large companies, and investors.

Between the lines: While Kushner has behaved fairly independently from his brother's family and the Trump administration thus far, it's not surprising to see that it's still a difficult position for him. Publicly disagreeing or condemning Trump's actions is something he's doesn't appear to rush to do—though he was spotted at the Women's March the day after Trump's inauguration,"observing.'

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Report: "Clear evidence" China is committing genocide against Uyghurs

The scene in 2019 of a site believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, north of Kashgar in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

Chinese authorities have breached "each and every act prohibited" under the UN Genocide Convention over the treatment Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang province, an independent report published Tuesday states.

Why it matters: D.C. think-tank the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy, which released the report, said in a statement the conclusions by dozens of experts in war crimes, human rights and international law are "clear and convincing": The ruling Chinese Communist Party bears responsibility.

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Twitter on Monday filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R), saying that his office launched an investigation into the social media giant because it banned former President Trump from its platform.

Driving the news: Twitter is seeking to halt an investigation launched by Paxton into moderation practices by Big Tech firms including Twitter for what he called "the seemingly coordinated de-platforming of the President," days after they banned him following the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

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Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.). Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sen. Roy Blunt's retirement highlights the twin challenge facing Senate Republicans: finding good replacement candidates and avoiding a pathway for potential troublemakers to join their ranks.

Why it matters: While the midterm elections are supposed to be a boon to the party out of power, the recent run of retirements — which may not be over — is upending that assumption for the GOP in 2022.