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President Trump attends at the NATO summit in Watford, northeast of London, on Wednesday. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

Former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 campaign seized on video of world leaders seemingly chuckling about President Trump at the NATO summit, including the hot mic clip, in an ad saying the "world is laughing at" Trump.

The big picture: Biden's video also features a clip from Trump's 2018 speech before the UN during which he was met with laughter when he said his administration "has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country."

What he's saying: Trump has yet to comment on Biden's video, but he called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "two-faced" for apparently gossiping about him to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron and Queen Elizabeth II's daughter, Princess Anne, on a hot mic at Buckingham Palace.

Go deeper: Trump slams "two-faced" Justin Trudeau for mocking him in leaked video

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Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

  1. Politics: Fauci says he accepted Biden's offer to be chief medical adviser "on the spot" — Biden plans to ask public to wear masks for first 100 days in office.
  2. Health: Coronavirus death rates rising across the country — Study: Increased COVID-19 testing can reduce transmission — Hospitalizations top 100,000 for the first time.
  3. Economy: U.S. economy adds 245,000 jobs in November as recovery slows — America's hidden depression: K-shaped recovery threatens Biden administration.
  4. Vaccine: What COVID-19 vaccine trials still need to do — Obama, Bush and Clinton willing to take vaccine in public —WSJ: Pfizer expects to ship half as many COVID vaccines as planned in 2020.
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Clean trucks are paving the road to the electric vehicle era

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

The electric vehicle revolution is underway, led by the un-sexiest of plug-in models: the commercial truck.

Why it matters: Growing demand for cleaner trucks means 2021 will be a pivotal year for electric vehicles — just not the kind you might have expected.

Dion Rabouin, author of Markets
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The fragile recovery

Data: Department of Labor; Chart: Axios Visuals

The number of people receiving unemployment benefits is falling but remains remarkably high three weeks before pandemic assistance programs are set to expire. More than 1 million people a week are still filing for initial jobless claims, including nearly 300,000 applying for pandemic assistance.

By the numbers: As of Nov. 14, 20.2 million Americans were receiving unemployment benefits of some kind, including more than 13.4 million on the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs that were created as part of the CARES Act and end on Dec. 26.