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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters on Tuesday afternoon that she "can't guarantee" that the president has never used the N-word, but said that she has never heard him say it.

Key quotes: Sanders accused Omarosa of trying "to tear this entire place down," and blamed the press for providing "a large platform to someone they know not to have a lot of credibility." She did not reveal whether or not she had signed an NDA, but pointed out that the practice is "common in a lot of places," especially for government jobs for employees with a security clearance. Sanders defended the president in explaining that calling Omarosa a "dog" did not have anything to do with race.

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Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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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.

Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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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.