President Trump laid out his legislative priorities Tuesday in an interview with Fox Business — first up is health care, followed by tax reform:

"I have to do healthcare first... all of that saving [from health care] goes into the tax, if you don't do that you can't put any of the savings into the tax cut and tax reform."

Meanwhile, the AP reports that the White House is designing a "two-for-one deal" on infrastructure: $1 trillion in spending paired with regulatory cuts.

Why it matters: Trumpcare is still a long way from passing, and the timeline for tax reform is quietly being pushed back. Infrastructure may actually be the easiest sell politically, but it's caught up in a legislative logjam that won't be broken so long as health care is in the way.

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware, on Monday. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden had $177.3 million in the bank at the end of September, per the latest Federal Election Commission filings.

Why it matters: President Trump's re-election campaign reported having $63.1 million in the bank at the end of last month.

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Court allows North Carolina mail-in ballots deadline extension

An absentee ballot election worker stuffs ballot applications at the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina, in September. Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images

North Carolina can accept absentee ballots that are postmarked Nov. 3 on Election Day until Nov. 12, a federal appeals court decided Tuesday in a 12-3 majority ruling.

Why it matters: The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling against state and national Republican leaders settles a lawsuit brought by a group representing retirees, and it could see scores of additional votes counted in the key battleground state.