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Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft Said to Stealth Push Candidates in Senior Government Roles in US

21/12/2020 10:21 PM | Click to read full article

Silicon Valley is working behind the scenes to secure senior roles for tech allies in lesser-known but still vital parts of president-elect Joe Biden's administration, even as the pushback against Big Tech from progressive groups and regulators grows.

The Biden transition team has already stacked its agency review teams with more tech executives than tech critics. It has also added to its staff several officials from Big Tech companies, which emerged as top donors to the campaign.