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Evan Vucci / AP

President Trump passed the issue of what to do with the so-called DREAMers that are shielded from deportation and granted work permits under DACA to Congress on Tuesday, rescinding the Obama-era measure with a 6-month delay.

Now, he says he'll "revisit" the issue if that window closes and Congress hasn't passed anything.

A tweet previously embedded here has been deleted or was tweeted from an account that has been suspended or deleted.

Why it matters: This means the issue isn't dead if Congress can't make a deal, but still leaves the status of 800,000 undocumented immigrants up in the air. It could also increase the restlessness of some conservatives who wanted Trump to do away with DACA and be done with it. Finally, hinting at a way out would seem to undermine Trump's efforts to pressure Congress to act.

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Intel CEO wants to compete against Apple

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger hasn't given up on the idea of the Mac once again using Intel chips, but he acknowledges it will probably be years before he gets that chance.

  • In the meantime, he is focused on powering Windows machines that give Apple CEO Tim Cook a run for his money.

Why it matters: In getting pushed out of the Mac, Intel not only lost a customer, but picked up a new rival.

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Education secretary reveals limits to Biden’s mask push on states

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, in an "Axios on HBO" interview, said he's reluctant to withhold federal funding from states that won't enforce school mask mandates because he doesn't want to hurt students.

Why it matters: Cardona's comments suggest there are limits to how far the Biden administration will go in pressuring states to adopt universal masking — or vaccine mandates.

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Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) told “Axios on HBO” he’s not sure former President Donald Trump would win the Republican nomination if he ran in 2024 — a rare voice of criticism from within the party.

  • When I raised the conventional wisdom that Trump would be expected to win the nomination, Cassidy jumped in.“
  • I don't know that,” the senator said during our interview in Chalmette, La.