Good Saturday morning. Axios.com will have all-day coverage from our reporters and videographers at #MarchForOurLives in D.C., and we'll bring you a taste of the 831 other marches planned around the world (including 50 states, 387 congressional districts).
Situational awareness: "Trump released an order [last] night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under 'limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving." (AP)
Illustration: Lazaro Gamio / Axios
Since then, Trump has injected multiple new risks into the system.
So what's happened in the past two months?
The Trump view ... A source close to the president told me:
Be smart: The markets can be prescient — they appear to be factoring in rising uncertainty and risk.
A former White House official tells me that online conservative ire (Laura Ingraham, Ann Coulter, Mark Levin, etc.). about the spending bill President Trump signed yesterday — after a puzzling tweeted veto feint — "is the hardest I've seen ever seen the base turn on Trump over anything."
A White House official replies that a six-month continuing resolution would have led to no better outcome:
Early arrivals today at March for Our Lives (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds)
Stunning six-figure stat on school shootings ... "Collateral damage of this uniquely American crisis," per WashPost A1:
What to watch today, from N.Y. Times:
Trump's motorcade passed this Mad Dog Pac billboard en route Mar-A-Lago from Palm Beach International Airport yesterday.
From a fatal car crash to a data nightmare, turning-point scenarios played out in several corners of the technology industry this week, Axios managing editor Kim Hart writes:
"With more than two billion users, Facebook is the top target for privacy concerns, and it is almost certain that the company will not walk away unscathed," per the Barron's cover story:
The good news ... "Facebook Shares Look Like a Bargain," per Barron's (with a "Plenty to Like" graphic):
Fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe writes in the Washington Post:
Van Jones at Harvard in October (Paul Marotta / Getty Images)