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House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes apologized to committee members for going to the media and President Trump about his statement regarding the alleged "incidental collection" of surveillance on the Trump transition team before briefing Democrats on the intelligence committee, according to a Democratic member on the committee.

Rep. Jackie Speier said on Thursday that Nunes promised to share his information with the committee, although he declined to give a timeline on that action.

In an interview with NBC News, Nunes also experienced regret on his actions the other day:

It's a judgment call on my part. At the end of the day sometime[s] you make the right decision, and sometimes you don't.

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Ford names James Farley as new CEO amid ongoing turnaround effort

James Hackett, left, is retiring as Ford CEO. Jim Farley, right, takes over Oct. 1. Photo: Ford

Ford announced Tuesday that James Farley will take over as its next CEO, replacing James Hackett, 65, who is retiring after three years in the job.

Why it matters: It leaves Farley to complete the company's ongoing turnaround effort. The transition will be that much harder as the industry tries to navigate the coronavirus-induced economic slowdown which shuttered Ford plants for two months on the eve of some of its most important vehicle launches.

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Watch the full "Axios on HBO" interview with President Trump

In this episode of “Axios on HBO”, President Trump discusses his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the upcoming election and much more with National Political Correspondent Jonathan Swan.

The interview was filmed on Tuesday, July 28 and aired Monday, Aug. 3 on HBO.

Mergers and acquisitions make a comeback

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A slew of high-profile headlines led by Microsoft's expected acquisition of social media video app TikTok helped bring the Nasdaq to another record high on Monday.

Why it matters: The mergers-and-acquisitions market looks like it's bouncing back, joining the revived credit and equity markets as well as the market for new public companies through IPOs and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).