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Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Mark Morgan told "Justice with Judge Jeanine" Saturday he has the "green light" to remove undocumented migrants, despite President Trump delaying plans for mass raids.

The big picture: CNN and Fox News report Trump called off the raids after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi phoned him with the request. Morgan told Fox News host Jeanine Pirro the 2-week delay was to "give Congress another chance on a bipartisan method." He said he has the "authority and the support to go after" migrants, and "remove them."

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Fauci says if people won't wear masks, maybe it should be mandated

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NIAID director Anthony Fauci told CNN on Friday evening that if "people are not wearing masks, then maybe we should be mandating it."

Why it matters: Fauci made the comments the same day the U.S. hit its highest daily COVID-19 case count since the pandemic began.

Harris to Black voters: Casting a ballot is about honoring your ancestors

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaks at a "Get Out The Vote" rally at Morehouse College. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty Images

Sen. Kamala Harris appealed to Black voters in Georgia on Friday, urging them to "honor the ancestors" by casting ballots, and again calling President Trump a "racist."

Why it matters: The U.S. saw a significant decline in African-American voter turnout between 2012 and 2016, reaching its lowest point since 2000. Higher turnout among Black Americans this year could tip the balance in favor of Democrats in key battleground states, including Georgia.

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