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Trump's motorcade in Singapore. Photo: VCG via Getty Images

The White House, saying that discussions with North Korea "have moved more quickly than expected," released an updated schedule of President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, set to kick off in just under 13 hours.

The big things: Trump and Kim will kick off the summit with a 45-minute one-on-one meeting, but things won't last long — Trump is set to leave Singapore at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, just 11 hours after the summit starts

The details:

  • 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (9:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET): "Following the initial greeting, President Trump and Chairman Kim will participate in a one-on-one meeting, with translators only, an expanded bilateral meeting, and a working lunch."
  • 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. ET): The bilateral meeting will include Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and National Security Advisor John Bolton.
  • 11:30 a.m. (11:30 p.m. ET) During the working lunch, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Ambassador Sung Kim, and National Security Council Senior Director for Asia Matt Pottinger will join.
  • 4 p.m. (4 a.m. ET) Trump will hold a press conference after the meetings and before his departure at 8 p.m. local time (8 a.m. ET) on Tuesday.

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Why it matters: Manchin’s plan to use so-called means-testing for everything from paid family medical leave to elder and disabled care would drastically shrink the size and scope of the programs. It also would bring a key moderate vote to the progressive cause.

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Why it matters: While Nick Burns is an experienced diplomat with support on both sides of the aisle, lawmakers want to use his confirmation hearing to force the administration into some tough positions on China.

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The House select committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riots unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night recommending that former Trump aide Steve Bannon be held in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena.

Why it matters: The resolution sets up a House vote to refer Bannon for potential criminal prosecution, signaling that the committee will not tolerate attempts by former President Trump and his associates to stymie the investigation.