Trump briefed on Puerto Rico in the White House Situation Room Tuesday. Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian

Trump was updated on the latest recovery and relief efforts in Puerto Rico Tuesday in the Situation Room at the White House. Trump announced Tuesday he will visit Puerto Rico next week. There is still no power in Puerto Rico, limited food supplies, and what looks like a lot of devastation to come, per CNN.

Who joined him in the room: Vice President Mike Pence, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, Secretary of Health and Human Resources Tom Price, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and senior White House advisers.

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Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett nomination, setting up final confirmation vote

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The Senate voted 51-48 on Sunday to advance the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, setting up a final confirmation vote for Monday.

Why it matters: It's now virtually inevitable that the Senate will vote to confirm President Trump's third Supreme Court nominee before the election, which is just nine days away.

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Wall Street is living up to its bad reputation

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Recent headlines will have you convinced that Wall Street is hell-bent on living up to all of its stereotypes.

Driving the news: Goldman Sachs is the biggest and the boldest, paying more than $5 billion in fines in the wake of the 1MDB scandal, in which billions were stolen from the people of Malaysia.

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Ex-FDA chief: Pence campaigning after COVID exposure puts others at risk

Former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said "the short answer is yes" when asked whether Vice President Mike Pence is putting others at risk by continuing to campaign after several aides tested positive for COVID-19, stressing that the White House needs to be "very explicit about the risks that they're taking."

Why it matters: The New York Times reports that at least five members of Pence's inner circle, including his chief of staff Marc Short and outside adviser Marty Obst, have tested positive for the virus. Pence tested negative on Sunday morning, according to the VP's office, and he'll continue to travel for the final stretch of the 2020 campaign.