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A McDonald's Big Mac burger. Photo: Gene J. Puskar / AP

A book about the Trump campaign that will be out Tuesday — "Let Trump Be Trump," by top campaign officials Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie — includes a typical Trump order from McDonald's (via WashPost): "two Big Macs, two Fillet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted."

We did a little math, using the Nutrition Calculator on the McDonald's website:

  • Big Mac 540 calories, 28 grams of fat, times 2 = 1,080 calories, 56 grams of fat
  • Filet-O-Fish: 410 calories, 20 grams of fat, times 2 = 820 calories, 40 grams of fat
  • McCafé chocolate shake: 530 calories, 15 grams of fat

For one meal, that's a whopper 2,430 calories and 111 grams of fat.

  • Assuming Trump was "moderately active" during the campaign, U.S. nutrition guidelines estimates the daily calorie need for a man of his age is 2,200 (2,600 if you give him "active," the highest category, which includes walking more than 3 miles a day).
  • The upper limit for a big diet — 2,800 calories — is 93 total fat grams a day.

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Why it matters: One of the key products, a formal National Intelligence Estimate on climate change, marks the first time all 18 elements of the U.S. intelligence community have released a consensus report on the topic.

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Why it matters: Allies of former President Trump, including Republican congressmen, have criticized the department's treatment rioters charged with crimes, and sought to recast the insurrection as a righteous protest. Garland's testimony with be his first appearance before the panel.

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The big picture: Last week, the Metropolitan Police declared the fatal stabbing a terrorist incident, saying that they had found "a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism."