Carl Icahn at the 2015 Delivering Alpha Conference. Photo: Adam Jeffery/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Billionaire investor and former adviser to President Trump, Carl Icahn, revealed in a recent SEC filing that he withdrew a $31.1 million stake in the popular crane manufacturer, Manitowoc, which relies heavily on steel-related products, first reported by ThinkProgress. The company's stock sank 6% following Trump's Thursday announcement that he will raise tariffs on steel and aluminum. Icahn has not yet returned Axios' request for comment.

Why it matters: The Feb. 22 filing came a week prior to Trump's announcement. Countries and global organizations have announced their displeasure with the U.S.' decision to raise tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum and have threatened to pull out of trade deals if tariff prices surge.

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U.S. hits highest daily COVID-19 case count since pandemic began

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The U.S. confirmed at least 83,010 coronavirus cases on Friday, the country's highest daily total since the pandemic started, according to data from the COVID Tracking Project.

By the numbers: Friday's total surpassed the U.S.'s previous record set on July 17 when 76,842 cases were recorded. 

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Why it matters: At the beginning of the pandemic, the task force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, met every day, but in the "last several weeks," members have held virtual meetings once a week, Fauci said, even as the number of new cases continues to surge in the country.