The head of the Uber left the Advisory Council at the trump


As reported by Reuters, the email about the release of Kalanick of consultative Council under the President of the United States has sent Trump. It States that “the participation of the CEO of Uber in these meetings did not mean support for the White house and its programs.” “But, unfortunately, it was seen that way,” said Kalanick, who was supposed to come to the Advisory Council on Friday.

Reuters points out that the Kalanick, the pressure by social activists, dissatisfied with the decision of trump to restrict entry to US citizens of some Muslim countries. Among the critics was working on Uber drivers, many of whom are immigrants.

Kalanick has previously said that advocates for changes in immigration policy of the United States, however, underlined in a letter to their employees that the current decree trump believes affect the interests of many people in the United States. “Families divided, and there is an unpleasant feeling that the US will cease to be a country that welcomes immigrants from other countries,” he said.

The White house has not commented on the decision of Kalanick.

Reuters indicates that the pressure exerted on other members of the Advisory Board, which included many representatives of the American business elite. In particular, has refused to attend the meeting on Friday, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Co, citing the need to attend the previously scheduled meeting of the Board of the company.

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Trump decree of 27 January banned U.S. citizens from seven Islamic countries, namely Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. The ban was introduced temporarily and is valid for 90 days. In addition, trump stopped the action program for reception for 120 days, and the admission of refugees from Syria was stopped without specifying the period.

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