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Mexico's new foreign relations secretary Luis Videgaray says the country wants NAFTA negotiations as soon as possible, according to the AP.

In a Radio Formula interview Tuesday, Videgaray said:

  • Trump's actions have caused concern.
  • "That is why this (negotiation) process is so important, to dispel this uncertainty."
  • Talks should start "as soon as possible."
  • Mexico is willing to negotiate over Trump's plan to build a border wall, but Mexico won't pay for it.

Why this matters: Trump has vowed to renegotiate NAFTA, and threatened a "big border tax" to those who send make goods in Mexico to sell in the U.S. This is a sign that he'll have a more willing partner than people expected.

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Saturday that she'll vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite her opposition to the process that's recently transpired.

The big picture: Murkowski's decision leaves Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as the only Republican expected to vote against Barrett.

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