NRCC Chairman Steve Stivers at the Capitol Hill Club. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

Rep. Steve Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), tweeted today: "Congressman Steve King’s recent comments, actions, and retweets are completely inappropriate. We must stand up against white supremacy and hate in all forms, and I strongly condemn this behavior."

Why it matters: The Republican Party has previously looked past King's racist comments, and Stivers' tweet is a surprising departure from that — especially one week before the midterm elections when recent polls show King is leading by just one point and the Cook Political Report shifted his race from "likely" to "lean" Republican.

Go deeper: Land O'Lakes will no longer donate to Rep. Steve King.

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Biden and Trump tussle over "buy American" proposals

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President Trump and Joe Biden are going back and forth over the former vice president's "buy American" economic proposal, which Trump claims Biden "plagiarized" from him.

Why it matters: Biden is directly challenging Trump and his "America First" agenda with the release of his latest plan, focused on economic recovery and re-investing in American manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Amazon tells workers to delete TikTok from devices they use for work

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Amazon, citing security risks, told its employees Friday to uninstall social video app TikTok from any mobile devices they use to access their work email.

Why it matters: The move comes amid a broader backlash against TikTok, in part due to questions around possible ties to Beijing. TikTok is owned by Chinese tech firm ByteDance.

Delta CEO: Trump administration should issue mask mandate for air travel

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian on Friday told CNN that he believes the Trump administration should move to require the use of face masks during air travel amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

The big picture: Delta already requires passengers to wear masks during its flights, but Bastian says it can be difficult to enforce that directive if passengers refuse — and he's not sure if other airlines would be on board.