President Trump pauses while meeting with the crew and passengers of the grounded Southwest Airlines flight. Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images

A new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, taken after Admiral Ronny Jackson withdrew his name for Veterans Affairs secretary, says 62% of voters believe President Trump's White House is being run chaotically, while just 32% of them believe it's being run very or somewhat well, per Politico.

The state of play: Overall voters who believe the White House is being run on chaos increased from 54% in March, with just 34% of Democrats and Independents believing things are run well. However, Trump still has strong support among Republicans, with 68% of them believing the Trump White House is being run well.

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There's little consensus on TikTok's specific national security threat

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TikTok has become a Rorschach test for how U.S. politicians view China, with little consensus on the specifics of its threat to homeland security.

The big picture: Much of what D.C. fears about TikTok is fear itself, and that's reflected in President Trump's executive order to ban the app by Sept. 20 if it's not sold by parent company ByteDance — alongside another focused on Chinese messaging app WeChat and its parent company Tencent.

U.S. sanctions Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

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The Treasury Department on Friday placed sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, following months of tension as she has allowed continued overreach by Beijing to subvert Hong Kong's autonomy.

Why it matters: It's the toughest sanction yet imposed on China for its destruction of Hong Kong’s relatively free political system.

GM's high-stakes electric move

The Cadillac Lyriq. Image courtesy of Cadillac

Cadillac on Thursday unveiled the Lyriq, the luxury brand's first all-electric model and GM's first consumer electric vehicle unveil since the Chevy Bolt several years ago.

Why it matters: It's the first reveal by GM of an electric vehicle that will use the company's new modular platform and Ultium battery system — technologies meant to underpin the 20 electric vehicles that GM plans to launch by 2023.