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President Trump, speaking with reporters en route to Texas Monday, said that he is "not satisfied” with Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding that he won’t accept the kingdom's request for a full month to complete their investigation. "That’s a long time," Trump said.

Why it matters: President Trump has been hit with criticism for how he's responded to Khashoggi's death. And while Trump said today that he's "not satisfied" with the Saudi's handling of the situation, he also said that he doesn't "want to lose all of the investment that's being made in our country. I don't want to lose a million jobs." He added that the U.S. "has a great group of people" in both Saudi Arabia and Turkey looking for more concrete answers, and that "we're going to know a lot more over the next two days about the Saudi situation."

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President Trump has delivered a farewell speech and departed Washington for the last time on Air Force One, kicking off the day that will culminate with President-elect Joe Biden taking office.

What's next: The inaugural celebration for young Americans is being livestreamed, starting at 10am.

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President Trump and his family took off on Air Force One at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning for the final time en route to Florida.

The big picture: Trump's final hours as president were punctuated by his decisions to snub his successor's inauguration and grant pardons to many of his allies who have been swept up in corruption scandals.

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Treasury Secretary nominee and former Fed chair Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday showed markets just what they can expect from the administration of President-elect Joe Biden: more of what they got under President Trump — at least for now.

What it means: Investors and big companies reaped the benefits of ultralow U.S. interest rates and low taxes for most of Trump's term as well as significant increases in government spending, even before the coronavirus pandemic.

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