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David Hogg, a student at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida where 17 were massacred in a shooting Wednesday, spoke directly to President Trump on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday. He responded to a Saturday Trump tweet blaming Democrats for not passing gun control legislation when they controlled the government during the Obama administration.

"President Trump, you control the House of Representatives, you control the Senate. You control the Executive. You haven't taken a single bill for mental health care or gun control and passed it. And that's pathetic. We've seen a government shut down. We've seen tax reform, but nothing to save our children's lives. Are you kidding me? You think now is the time to focus on the past and not the future to prevent the death of thousand of other children? You sicken me."

Another student, Cameron Kasky, addressed his senator, Marco Rubio, who said after the Parkland tragedy that shooters "will find a way to get the gun."

"It's not our job to tell you, Senator Rubio, how to protect us ... Our job is to go to school, learn and not take a bullet ... Your job to protect us and our blood is on your hands."

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Senate Armed Services chair dismisses Trump threat to veto defense bill

Sen. Jim Inhofe poses with Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 21. Photo: Anna Moneymaker/pool/AFP via Getty Images

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters Wednesday that he plans to move ahead with a crucial defense-spending bill without provisions that would eliminate tech industry protections, defying a veto threat from President Trump.

Why it matters: Inhofe's public rebuke signals that the Senate could have enough Republican backing to override a potential veto from Trump, who has demanded that the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Scoop: Uber sells its air taxi business

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Uber has agreed to sell its Uber Elevate unit to Joby Aviation, Axios has learned from multiple sources.

Between the lines: Uber Elevate was formed to develop a network of self-driving air taxis, but to date has been most notable for its annual conference devoted to the nascent industry.

Setting the Biden-era cybersecurity agenda

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The Biden administration will face a wide array of cybersecurity challenges but can take meaningful action in at least five key areas, concludes a new report by the Aspen Cybersecurity Group.

Why it matters: Cybersecurity policy is a rare refuge from Washington's hyperpartisan dysfunction, as shown by the recent work of the bipartisan Cyberspace Solarium Commission. President-elect Joe Biden should have a real opportunity to make progress on shoring up the nation's cybersecurity and cyber capabilities without bumping up against a likely Republican-controlled Senate.