Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 428 words, a 2-minute read.
Situational awareness: The Navy has grounded more than 175 Saudi Arabian military aviation students at three U.S. bases after an attack by a Saudi Air Force lieutenant killed three Americans at Naval Air Station Pensacola last week. Go deeper.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
President Trump looks highly likely to head into Christmas impeached but riding high with record low unemployment, a surging stock market and a bipartisan trade deal to replace NAFTA.
Why it matters: This will fittingly stuff every partisan’s stockings with reasons to tell family he’s the greatest or worst president in American history.
Today's remarkable split screen:
Between the lines: It's no coincidence that House Speaker Pelosi's concerns with USMCA have been satisfied at the same time as the articles of impeachment are presented and prepared for votes, Axios' Margaret Talev emails.
House Republicans are resigned to the fact that they are powerless to the eventual outcome that Trump will become the third U.S. president to be impeached, Rep. Mark Meadows told Axios' Alayna Treene.
The bottom line: There's a real chance America re-elects an impeached president next year, and a chance he gets impeached again.
Photo: Sam Mooy/Getty Images
Firefighters are seen by containment lines at the Three Mile Fire in Australia.
Adam Sandler in a scene from "Uncut Gems.” Photo: AP
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television & Popular Culture at Syracuse University, referencing Adam Sandler's overwhelming popularity:
Go deeper: The NY Times profiled Sandler last month