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Speaking to the press pool following an event with supporters at his New Jersey resort, President Trump was asked to respond to former White House aide, Omarosa Manigault's new book, whispering to the cameras "she's a lowlife."

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The backstory: In her book out next week, Omarosa claims Trump is a "racist," has repeatedly used the "N-word," and there are tapes from the filming of The Apprentice to prove it. The White House responded to these claims explaining, "this book is riddled with lies and false accusations." Go deeper: The juiciest claims from Omarosa’s upcoming book

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Tim Scott hopes to reintroduce version of GOP police reform bill

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Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) told reporters Wednesday he plans to reintroduce his police reform bill or a similar proposal in the coming weeks, and that he has discussed a potential compromise with Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.).

Why it matters: Eyes have again turned to Washington to take steps to address police reform in the wake of Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict Tuesday, after efforts stalled in Congress last year.

Biden announces small business tax credits for vaccine PTO

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President Biden on Wednesday will call on all employers to provide employees paid time off to get vaccinated or to recover from any side effects, and he'll include a paid tax credit for small businesses to do so, administration officials said.

Why it matters: The administration sees places of work as highly influential in making shots more convenient for working adults who are in high-risk industries.

White House unveils plans for high-profile climate summit

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The Biden administration offered new details this morning about the big, virtual climate summit Thursday and Friday and signaled they expect new emissions reduction and climate finance commitments from multiple countries.

Driving the news: The administration said 40 heads of state would attend, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil.