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President Trump plans to meet with Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Monday, per Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Gates told Axios recently that he would "continue making the case to the administration and to Congress that it's good for the United States and good for the world to continue our leadership on" clean energy and foreign aid.

Gates also met with Trump in December.

Flashback:

"We have to go see Bill Gates and a lot of different people that really understand what's happening. We have to talk to them about, maybe in certain areas, closing that Internet up in some way." — Candidate Donald Trump talking about combatting online radicalization in December, 2015

Update: The Gates Foundation said in a statement that it "has a long history of working with officials on both sides of the aisle to pursue shared priorities like global health and development and domestic education." "Bill will meet with congressional leaders and members of the administration to discuss the tremendous progress made to-date in these areas and the critical and indispensable role that the United States has played in achieving these gains," it said.

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NRA declares bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

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The National Rifle Association said Friday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will seek to reincorporate in Texas, calling New York, where it is currently registered, a "toxic political environment."

The big picture: The move comes just months after New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA, alleging the group committed fraud by diverting roughly $64 million in charitable donations over three years to support reckless spending by its executives.

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Why it matters: With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention warning of a more contagious variant of the coronavirus, Biden is trying to establish how he’ll approach the pandemic differently than President Trump.

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Friday that the city should expect a "new normal" for security — even after President-elect Biden's inauguration.

The state of play: Inaugurations are usually a point of celebration in D.C., but over 20,000 troops are now patrolling Washington streets in an unprecedented preparation for Biden's swearing-in on Jan. 20.