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Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn't like the emerging GOP Obamacare repeal and replacement plan, he told reporters after his meeting with President Trump on Friday.

"I just told him it was inadequate," he said after being asked about the tax credit in the plan. A draft bill obtained by Politico showed the tax credit varies by age, giving $2,000 a year to those under 30 and then eventually doubling to $4,000 for those 60 and above.

When a reporter began to ask if Kasich disagreed, he cut in, "Completely, isn't that clear?"

Why this matters: Now it's not just liberals saying the GOP plan falls short in terms of how much it helps people afford their health coverage. While Republicans have already been fracturing over how to move forward with repeal and replacement, details of the plan will probably only deepen the divide.

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Data: SurveyMonkey poll of 2,847 U.S. adults conducted Aug. 11–12, 2020 with ±3% margin of error; Chart: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Kamala Harris is accomplishing what Joe Biden's campaign hoped she would in her first two days as his running mate — doing no harm, while exciting parts of the base with whom Biden needs the most help.

The big picture: Black women especially, but also Black men, Hispanics and Democrats and independents across the board say they are more likely to vote for Biden with Harris on the ticket, according to a new Axios-SurveyMonkey poll.

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Fortnite maker Epic Games on Thursday escalated its battle over Apple's App Store tactics, suing the tech giant over antitrust claims while also baiting Apple into dropping Fortnite from the App Store.

The big picture: Epic is just one of several developers clashing with Apple. They argue the company harms competition by taking a cut of up to 30% on in-app purchases and subscriptions and blocking most developers from getting around the tax by charging their users directly.

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Joe Biden called on governors to issue a three-month mandatory outdoor mask mandate on Thursday, telling reporters after receiving a coronavirus briefing that experts say it could save over 40,000 lives.

Why it matters: Biden was more aggressive and specific than he has been in previous calls to wear a mask, arguing that it will allow children to return to school sooner, businesses to reopen and help "get our country back on track."