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Bloomberg has a smart chart today on which of the 200,000 "new" jobs announced since the election are because of Trump. The answer: not many.

Trump's doing:

  • 1,800 at pledged by Lockheed Martin at plant where F-35 is built
  • 3,000 at Bayer announced after a meeting with Trump (pending approval of Monsanto merger)
  • 700 at Ford which the company's CEO called "a vote of confidence in Trump"
  • 1,100 at Carrier, but only 700-800 jobs were going to move to Mexico--1,000 jobs still going

Perspective check: even if Trump was responsible for all the announced jobs, it would be just 0.1% of the 145 million in the U.S.

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Photo: The Washington Post via Getty

The Senate will begin former President Trump's impeachment trial the week of Feb. 8, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Friday on the Senate floor.

The state of play: Schumer announced the schedule after reaching an agreement with Republicans. The House will transmit the article of impeachment against the former president late Monday.

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CDC extends interval between COVID vaccine doses for exceptional cases

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Patients can space out the two doses of the coronavirus vaccine by up to six weeks if it’s "not feasible" to follow the shorter recommended window, according to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention.

Driving the news: With the prospect of vaccine shortages and a low likelihood that supply will expand before April, the latest changes could provide a path to vaccinate more Americans — a top priority for President Biden.