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President Trump arriving in Scotland with Melania. Photo: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images

In an interview with Piers Morgan, President Trump announced his intention to run for president again in 2020, reports Reuters.

What he said: Trump said he "fully intends" to run for re-election and that it seemed like "everyone wants me to." As far as his competition, Trump said he doesn't see a Democrat who can beat him in the election during the interview. "I know them all. I don't see anybody."

Highlights: Trump, in a breach of royal protocol, talked about his visit with Queen Elizabeth, as well as his upcoming summit and relationship with Russian President Vladmir Putin.

  • Trump said he and the queen chatted about Brexit and she called it a "very complex problem" that everyone initially thought would be simple. "I think nobody had any idea how complex that was going to be."
  • Trump said the queen is an "incredible woman" and described her as "sharp" and "beautiful — inside and out."
  • It's too early to say whether Trump is "friends" or "enemies" with Putin, Trump said. He believes they could get along moving forward, but also noted "right now, I say we're competitors...that's a good thing, that's not a bad thing."

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Biden administration seeks to allow separated migrant families to reunite in U.S.

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announced Monday that the Biden administration will explore "lawful pathways" to allow migrant families separated under the Trump administration to reunite in the U.S.

Why it matters: Biden has pledged to reunite the hundreds of families still separated as a result of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, and signed an executive order last month creating a family separation task force chaired by Mayorkas.

CDC director warns "now is not the time" to lift COVID restrictions

CDC director Rochelle Walensky warned states on Monday that "now is not the time" to lift public health restrictions, as the recent dramatic declines in coronavirus cases and deaths "appear to be stalling."

Why it matters: While the average of 70,000 new infections and 2,000 daily deaths is nowhere near the extremely high levels recorded at the start of 2021, the figures are still a poor baseline to "stop a potential fourth surge" — especially with the threat posed by more contagious new variants, Walensky warned.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces "ultra-millionaire" wealth tax bill

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday introduced a bill in the Senate that would impose a new tax on the assets of America's wealthiest individuals.

Why it matters: The plan, which Warren introduced along with Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.) is similar to a proposal that was the centerpiece of Warren's campaign for the presidency in 2020.