Miles Taylor, a former senior staffer at the Department of Homeland Security who now works for Google, has taken a leave of absence to work for the Biden campaign, CNBC reported. Google’s decision to hire the former Trump administration official has caused some tension within the ranks of the search giant because of employee concerns about Taylor’s role in DHS’ child separation policies. Taylor...
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