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Lyft CEO Logan Green / TechCrunch / CC

Lyft and Airbnb are among the first tech companies to publicly oppose Trump's revamped executive order that goes into effect next week.

Lyft CEO Logan Green said in a statement:

"Lyft stands firmly against this order. We will continue to speak out and take action when the values of our community are put at risk. John and I are meeting with the Executive Director of the ACLU on Wednesday to discuss how we can further support their efforts."

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky tweeted:

It's not surprising that Silicon Valley companies are speaking out against Trump's latest 90-day travel ban, as nearly 100 signed onto an amicus brief opposing his initial travel ban barring travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The new executive order removes Iraq from that list and does not subject existing visa holders to the ban. The new order also includes a 120-day ban on refugees entering the U.S.

Who hasn't chimed in: Google, Facebook, Intel, Apple and Microsoft did not immediately comment on the travel ban.

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Scoop: FDA chief called to West Wing

Stephen Hahn. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has summoned FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn to the West Wing for a 9:30am meeting Tuesday to explain why he hasn't moved faster to approve the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, two senior administration officials told Axios.

Why it matters: The meeting is shaping up to be tense, with Hahn using what the White House will likely view as kamikaze language in a preemptive statement to Axios: "Let me be clear — our career scientists have to make the decision and they will take the time that’s needed to make the right call on this important decision."

Scoop: Schumer's regrets

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Chuck Schumer told party donors during recent calls that the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the fact that Cal Cunningham "couldn't keep his zipper up" crushed Democrats' chances of regaining the Senate, sources with direct knowledge of the conversations tell Axios.

Why it matters: Democrats are hoping for a 50-50 split by winning two upcoming special elections in Georgia. But their best chance for an outright Senate majority ended when Cunningham lost in North Carolina and Sen. Susan Collins won in Maine.

Trump's coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas resigns

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Scott Atlas, a controversial member of the White House coronavirus task force, handed in his resignation on Monday, according to three administration officials who discussed Atlas' resignation with Axios.

Why it matters: President Trump brought in Atlas as a counterpoint to NIAID director Anthony Fauci, whose warnings about the pandemic were dismissed by the Trump administration. With Trump now fixated on election fraud conspiracy theories, Atlas' detail comes to a natural end.

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