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Fox News

Here are the key parts of Trump's interview with Bill O'Reilly during the Super Bowl pre-game show:

  • Relationship with Russia: "I say it's better to get along with Russia than not... And if Russia helps us in the fight against ISIS, which is a major fight, and Islamic terrorism all over the world -- that's a good thing... Will I get along with him? I have no idea."
  • Pressed about Putin's history of violence: "There are a lot of killers. We've got a lot of killers. What do you think? Our country's so innocent?"
  • Millions of illegal votes: "Forget about that." Trump said there were many problems with registration rolls; dead people, people registered in more than one state, non-citizens
  • Is Mexico corrupt? Trump didn't go as far to label them as corrupt, but he did admit that "they have problems controlling aspects of their country." He added that "the drugs and cartels are number one."
  • When will see tax reform kick in? Americans can expect a tax cut by the end of 2017
  • On whether new healthcare law will be rolled out this year: "We're in the process" of replacing Obamacare now, he said. But it might take until next year. "It's very complicated," he added.

Final question from O'Reilly: "You get 4 hours of sleep... when you head into the pillow do you ever say to yourself "'I cant believe I'm president of the United States?'"

  • Trump: "I must tell you, the other day i walked into the main entrance of the White House and I thought to myself, this is amazing... "It's sort of surreal, but you have to get over it because there's so much work to do."

One fun thing: Who's going to win the Super Bowl?

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2021 economy boomed at fastest rate in 37 years

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis

The U.S. economy surged ahead with a 6.9% annual growth rate in the final months of 2021 and achieved the strongest growth over an entire calendar year since 1984.

Driving the news: New GDP numbers from the Commerce Department show a remarkable acceleration in economic activity, much faster than the 5.3% growth rate analysts expected.

The Fed isn't the only problem investors are worried about

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

The Federal Reserve will be raising rates, just as the economy is slowing. The markets hate that.

Why it matters: The ugly start to the stock trading year doesn't just reflect Fed-induced agita — investors are also worried about a growth slowdown.

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White House says Obamacare sign-ups hit record

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speaking in the White House in December 2021. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

The White House said Thursday that a record 14.5 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through Obamacare marketplaces since Nov. 1, including more than 10 million enrollments through HealthCare.gov.

Why it matters: Last year's stimulus bill contained substantial investments in the program, including increased subsidies for people who don't receive health insurance from an employer or through Medicare or Medicaid.