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Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Congress should take steps toward the impeachment of President Trump following the release of the redacted Mueller report, Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) told a CNN town hall in New Hampshire Monday.

"I think we have very good reason that there is an investigation that has been conducted that has produced evidence that tells us that this president and his administration have engaged in obstruction of justice. I believe Congress should take the steps toward impeachment."

The big picture: At the town hall, Harris discussed her stance on a range of issues, including gun control. She told the audience she would sign an executive order directing government agencies to write new rules if Congress doesn't "get their act together" and pass a bill on guns in the first 100 days of a Harris administration.

The backdrop: Harris' comments on impeaching Trump came 3 days after 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for his impeachment.

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Go deeper: Kamala Harris: Everything you need to know about the 2020 candidate

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Trading platforms curb trading on high-flying Reddit stocks

Major trading platforms including Robinhood, TDAmeritrade and Interactive Brokers are restricting — or cutting off entirely — trading on high-flying stocks like GameStop and AMC Entertainment.

Why it matters: It limits access to the traders that have contributed to the wild Reddit-driven activity of the past few days — a phenomenon that has gripped Wall Street and the country.

Updated 2 hours ago - Economy & Business

2020 was the economy's worst year since 1946

Source: FRED; Billions of chained 2012 dollars; Chart: Axios Visuals

One of the last major economic report cards of the Trump era lends perspective to the historic damage caused by the pandemic, which continued to weigh on growth in the final quarter of 2020.

By the numbers: The U.S. economy grew at a 4% annualized pace in the fourth quarter, a sharp slowdown in growth compared to the prior quarter. For the full year, the economy shrank by 3.5% — the first annual contraction since the financial crisis and the worst decline since 1946.

Dion Rabouin, author of Markets
3 hours ago - Economy & Business

How GameStop exposed the market

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

Retail traders have found a cheat code for the stock market, and barring some major action from regulatory authorities or a massive turn in their favored companies, they're going to keep using it to score "tendies" and turn Wall Street on its head.

What's happening: The share prices of companies like GameStop are rocketing higher, based largely on the social media organizing of a 3-million strong group of Redditors who are eagerly piling into companies that big hedge funds are short selling, or betting will fall in price.

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