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An official with the Donald Trump campaign's transition team on Wednesday denied a report that Trump has asked the transition team to focus less on filling cabinet positions and instead pitch in on the effort to get him elected.

"We hear the [campaign] noise in the background, but we consider that separate from our mission. Our eye is on our work here and the deadlines that are facing us. There has been no change in our schedule or approach," Bill Palatucci, the Trump transition team's general counsel, told the Washington Post.

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A number of poll places in Texas are disseminating inaccurate and out-dated information about the state's voter ID law, which was softened by court order after an appeals court ruled it discriminatory, The Texas Tribune reported Tuesday.

Voters and voting rights advocates spotted some polling places advertising old posters spelling out the state's ID requirement that did not explain the newly imposed carve-out for voters who faced a reasonable impediments in obtaining the required ID, the Tribune reported. Additionally, some voters heard poll workers telling those waiting in line to vote to get out the required IDs without mentioning the court-approved exemption, the Tribune said.

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Donald Trump invited campaign reporters to attend a Wednesday ribbon cutting at his Trump International Hotel at 11 a.m. ET, with less than two weeks to go before Election Day. At the last event at the D.C. hotel, the Republican nominee told the media he would address his role in the birther movement but instead promoted the facility and took no questions from journalists.

Watch video via NBC below.

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