Situational awareness: Former CIA Director John Brennan has been named a senior national security and intelligence analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. His first "Meet the Press With Chuck Todd" appearance will be on Sunday.
Shot: A senior administration official told reporters today that President Trump will likely tell Congress tomorrow that does not object to releasing the Nunes memo. The official also said he "doubts" there will be any redactions. "It’s in Congress’ hands after that," he said.
Chaser: Inside the Trump administration, sources who've been briefed on the Nunes memo expect it will be underwhelming and not the “slam dunk” document it's been hyped up to be, Axios' Jonathan Swan reports.
"That was one of the greatest years in the history of politics... I've kept one promise after another and we're just getting started ... Now we've fulfilled far more promises than we promised ... I call it promises plus."— President Trump at the GOP summit in West Virginia
Tech giants delivered strong Q4 earnings reports, but had a few misses, Axios tech editor Kim Hart notes.