Good Friday morning.
Good Friday morning.
A new Axios/SurveyMonkey poll shows that 55% of Americans (and 54% of independents) think Trump's mental fitness is a legitimate issue. But this is as partisan as any other question, with most Republicans saying the questions are "unfair and politically motivated.
Well, Trump gave his skeptics plenty of fodder yesterday, including a bizarre midnight tweet:
The day had begun with a crazy plot twist, as Trump tweeted (based on a "Fox & Friends" rant about the Obama administration) skepticism about renewing the FISA warrantless surveillance program, one of his administration's highest Hill priorities. Then he reversed himself before the House voted.
What's next ... Before heading to Mar-a-Lago this afternoon, Trump has his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Facebook's News Feed will begin to prioritize posts from friends and family over public content and content from publishers, Axios' Sara Fischer and Bubba Atkinson write:
Go deeper: Facebook's blog post, including a video ... Zuckerberg interview with N.Y. Times.
An older man tries to enter his mud-damaged home in Montecito, Calif.
GM says it's mass-producing cars without steering wheels or pedals:
Illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios
Health care companies at this year's J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference trumpeted optimistic views of their future financial power, Axios' Bob Herman reports:
The N.Y. Times' Kate Kelly and Andrew Ross Sorkin have the backstory on last month's firing of Harold Ford Jr., the former congressman and "Morning Joe" regular, by Morgan Stanley for inappropriate conduct:
After the Times article posted, Ford issued this statement: "I am gratified to learn that Morgan Stanley now it acknowledges what I always knew, that I did not engage in any acts of sexual misconduct or harassment. I only wish for the sake of my good name and reputation that they had admitted the truth five weeks ago."
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will launch a criminal investigation into accusations engulfing Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R), the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports from Jefferson City:
"Many preschool teachers live on the edge of financial ruin," the N.Y. Times Magazine warns in a cover story by Jeneen Interlandi:
Former President Obama is the first guest on a new Netflix original talk show series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman," launching globally today. The episode was taped last fall:
Obama turned to "long-term trends that are still a problem":
Letterman: "To hear you describe this in a way that I can understand, it just makes me so happy you’re still President."
Thank you for reading. See you all day in the Axios stream ...