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Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

More and more it's looking like the Trump administration might not be able to get everything done in its first 100 days.

  • Healthcare: GOP Hill sources told Axios that putting all the "replace" parts of health reform in place could take years. In his interview with Bill O'Reilly, which Fox News is spacing out over three nights, Trump hinted that a new healthcare law might not be rolled out within the year. As the NYTimes points out, the president's admission of replacing Obamacare is sure to be a serious disappointment to Trump's most fervent supporters.
  • Tax Reform: When asked whether Americans can expect tax cuts by the end of 2017, Trump told O'Reilly, "I think so, yes. And I think that before the end of the year I would like to say yes."
  • Infrastructure wish lists: In a process that began during the transition, governors from at least 44 states this week will send the administration a wish list of 300 infrastructure projects, ranging from dredging to light rail to safe water to Interstate widening. McClatchy has 20 examples.
  • Risks of Trump infrastructure bank: AP's Joan Lowy and David Lieb describe how economists and transportation experts are concerned that the government may end up rewarding investors in projects that would have been built without credits.

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Senate Democrats struck a deal Friday evening to extend unemployment insurance in President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package after deliberating and halting other action for roughly nine hours, per a Senate aide.

Why it matters: The Senate can now resume voting on other amendments to the broader rescue bill.

Capitol review panel recommends more police, mobile fencing

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A panel appointed by Congress to review security measures at the Capitol is recommending several changes, including mobile fencing and a bigger Capitol police force, to safeguard the area after a riotous mob breached the building on Jan. 6.

Why it matters: Law enforcement officials have warned there could be new plots to attack the area and target lawmakers, including during a speech President Biden is expected to give to a joint session of Congress.

Financial fallout from the Texas deep freeze

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Texas has thawed out after an Arctic freeze last month threw the state into a power crisis. But the financial turmoil from power grid shock is just starting to take shape.

Why it matters: In total, electricity companies are billions of dollars short on the post-storm payments they now owe to the state's grid operator. There's no clear path for how they will pay — something being watched closely across the country as extreme weather events become more common.