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President Trump addresses the Teen Student Action Summit. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Trump has been called out for making a series of false claims at the Teen Student Action Summit 2019 on Tuesday.

Details: The New York Times noted during his 80-minute speech Trump incorrectly claimed that unauthorized immigrants can vote and that the election systems in states like California are "rigged," without citing any evidence.

On the Russia investigation, Trump repeatedly insisted that former special counsel Robert Mueller's report found "no collusion, no obstruction."

  • Reality check: Per Axios' Zach Basu, Mueller did not make a ruling on obstruction of justice. Instead, he chose to set out evidence on both sides of the question.

On the Constitution, Trump claimed, "I have an Article II, where I have the right to do whatever I want as president."

  • Reality check: Article II grants the president "executive power;" it does not permit total power for a commander in chief, as the Washington Post points out.

Why it matters: The Washington Post's Fact Checker found Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in his first 2 years in office. It now estimates he's made 10,796 false or misleading claims in 869 days.

The big picture: The issue of immigration was a focal point of Trump's speech. As with his rally last week, he again went after the 4 Democratic congresswomen of color he targeted in his "go back" tweets, calling them names and attacking what he called the "radical left."

Go deeper: Trump's year of falsehoods

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Key government agency says Biden transition can formally begin

General Services Administrator Emily Murphy. Photo: Alex Edelman/CNP/Getty Images

General Services Administrator Emily Murphy said in a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on Monday that she has determined the transition from the Trump administration can formally begin.

Why it matters: Murphy, a Trump appointee, had come under fire for delaying the so-called "ascertainment" and withholding the funds and information needed for the transition to begin while Trump's legal challenges played out.

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Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

  1. Vaccines: Key information about the effective COVID-19 vaccines — Oxford and AstraZeneca's vaccine won't just go to rich countries.
  2. Health: U.S. coronavirus hospitalizations keep breaking recordsWhy we're numb to 250,000 deaths.
  3. World: England to impose stricter regional systemU.S. hotspots far outpacing Europe's — Portugal to ban domestic travel for national holidays.
  4. Economy: The biggest pandemic labor market drags.
  5. Sports: Coronavirus precautions leave college basketball schedule in flux.

Michigan board certifies Biden's win

Poll workers count absentee ballots in Detroit, Michigan on Nov. 4. Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The Michigan Board of State Canvassers certified the state's election results on Monday, making President-elect Joe Biden's win there official and granting him the state's 16 electoral votes.

Why it matters: Republican Party leaders had unsuccessfully appealed to delay the official certification, amid the Trump campaign's failed legal challenges in key swing states.