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President Trump said on Twitter that Apple won't be getting any tariff waivers for Mac Pro parts produced in China and that the company should "make them in the USA."

Why it matters: Apple requested waivers for 15 items related to the manufacturing of the Mac Pro, but those items will now be subject to the 25% tariffs. The company's dependence on Chinese manufacturers has become a sore point with Trump as his trade war with China continues.

  • Trump had previously said there would be tariff waivers for companies that can prove their parts or products can only be acquired in China, per Bloomberg.

Background: The Mac Pro was the only high-end computer manufactured in the U.S. till Apple decided to move production to China. Apple had spent millions building the facilities to produce the computer in Texas.

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Why it matters: Fauci made the comments the same day the U.S. hit its highest daily COVID-19 case count since the pandemic began.

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Why it matters: The U.S. saw a significant decline in African-American voter turnout between 2012 and 2016, reaching its lowest point since 2000. Higher turnout among Black Americans this year could tip the balance in favor of Democrats in key battleground states, including Georgia.

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