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Today, President Trump met with advisors for lunch and a talk about the federal budget.

The finances of this country are a mess but we're going to clean that up ... In all fairness I've only been here for four weeks so I can't take too much of the blame for what's happened, but it is absolutely out of control — Trump before the meeting

He then promised an Obamacare replacement plan in "maybe mid to early March," which he said he thinks "people will be very impressed" by it.

Who was in the meeting: Jared Kushner, Emma Doyle and Russ Vought of OMB, Steven Miller, economic adviser Gary Cohn, Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 12 a.m. ET: 33,282,969 — Total deaths: 1,000,867 — Total recoveries: 23,066,203Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 12 a.m. ET: 7,148,009 — Total deaths: 205,069 — Total recoveries: 2,794,608 — Total tests: 102,342,416Map.
  3. Business: Companies are still holding back earnings guidance.
  4. Health: Trump announces plan to distribute 150 million rapid tests —The childless vaccine.
  5. Media: Fauci: Some of what Fox News reports about COVID-19 is "outlandish"
  6. States: Cuomo extends New York moratorium on evictions until 2021.
  7. World: More than 1 million people have now died from coronavirus — India the second country after U.S. to hit 6 million cases.

Bob Woodward: "I was not going to hide" my opinion on Trump

Bob Woodward didn't want to join Senate Republicans in privately condemning President Trump but declining to do so publicly, he told Jonathan Swan in an interview for "Axios on HBO."

Why it matters: Woodward has covered 9 presidents, but Trump is the first that Woodward explicitly described as "the wrong man for the job."

Watch the full Jonathan Swan interview with Bob Woodward

In the latest episode of "Axios on HBO," Jonathan Swan interviews Bob Woodward about his new book, "Rage," which was based on 19 interviews with President Trump.