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House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz has asked Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus to explain the security measures in place at the president's Palm Beach resort, where Trump has spent the last two weekends, per AP.

Why the timing: Reports circulated early this week of Trump and Japan PM Shinzo Abe discussing the North Korea missile launch while having dinner on a terrace restaurant at Mar-a-Lago — surrounded by resort members.

The details of the request: Chaffetz said he wants to be briefed on what security precautions were taken, what documents were reviewed in common areas and whether any classified information was discussed. He is also asking Priebus to describe how guests, employees and residents at the resort are vetted "in order to ensure that they are not foreign agents or spies on behalf of a foreign government." Chaffetz said he wants the briefing by Feb. 28.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's too early to say whether next month's elections will be postponed after she announced Tuesday four people had tested positive for COVID-19 after no local cases for 102 days.

Zoom in: NZ's most populous city, Auckland, has gone on lockdown for 72 hours and the rest of the country is under lesser restrictions.

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  5. Business: Moderna reveals it may not hold patent rights for vaccine.
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Primary elections are being held on Tuesday in Minnesota, Georgia, Connecticut, Vermont and Wisconsin.

The big picture: Georgia and Wisconsin both struggled to hold primaries during the coronavirus pandemic, but are doing so again — testing their voting systems ahead of the general election. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is facing a strong challenger as she fights for her political career. In Georgia, a Republican primary runoff pits a QAnon supporter against a hardline conservative.