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Evan Vucci/AP

The Guardian:

So, Donald Trump can act presidential … From Theresa May's point of view, this will be a relief and, on the basis of what we have seen so far (ie, assuming they don't have a big row over lunch) she will be able to mark this up as a considerable success.

Daily Mirror:

The two leaders seemed to agree on Brexit and trade deals - but not so much on Russia, Torture or Mexico. Here's what we learned from today's historic meeting.

Daily Mail:

Trump and May opened what looks to be a new golden era in the 'special relationship' between the allied nations as they met today for talks on trade and the fight against ISIS.

The Sun:

The Prime Minister and President evoked memories of the Reagan-Thatcher era when they met for the first time today - just a week after he was sworn in.

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3 hours ago - Health

Biden taps ex-FDA chief to lead Operation Warp Speed amid rollout of COVID plan

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President-elect Joe Biden has picked former FDA chief David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed, a day after unveiling a nearly $2 trillion pandemic relief plan that includes $400 billion for directly combatting the virus.

Why it matters: Biden's transition team said Kessler has been advising the president-elect since the beginning of the pandemic, and hopes his involvement will help accelerate vaccination, the New York Times reports. Operation Warp Speed's current director, Moncef Slaoui, will stay on as a consultant.

The case of the missing relief money

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

A chunk of stimulus payments is missing in action, thanks to a mix up that put as many as 13 million checks into invalid bank accounts.

Why it matters: The IRS (by law) was supposed to get all payments out by Friday. Now the onus could shift to Americans to claim the money on their tax refund — further delaying relief to struggling, lower-income Americans.

The post-Trump GOP, gutted

McConnell (L), McCarthy (R) and Trump. Photo: Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images

Republicans will emerge from the Trump era gutted financially, institutionally and structurally.

The big picture: The losses are stark and substantial.