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President Trump has asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry "to prepare immediate steps to stop the loss" of energy sources, caused by the closing of coal and nuclear plants, according to a White House statement.

Why it matters: This White House statement indicates the administration is likely to soon take the steps outlined in a memo obtained by Bloomberg toward aiding economically struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants. Until now, this was more a proposal than an endorsed policy. (Go deeper: Trump's coal and nuclear bailout.)

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Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.

Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Saturday that she'll vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite her opposition to the process that's recently transpired.

The big picture: Murkowski's decision leaves Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as the only Republican expected to vote against Barrett.