Situational awareness: Google had its turn on the Hill today, as CEO Sundar Pichai sparred with conservative lawmakers. Highlights.
D.C. readers: You're invited! HHS Secretary Alex Azar will join me tomorrow at 8 a.m. for a conversation about the future of health care that includes Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.). RSVP here.
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Welcome to the next season of the Trump Show, featuring televised Oval Office debates, cheap shots behind closed doors and the next generation nipping at Democrats' heels.
Driving the news: The president hosted Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi at the Oval Office today, with VP Mike Pence sitting silently by Trump's side.
Immediately after the meeting:
Between the lines: It's unclear how much, if any, Democrats will work with Trump — especially if the Senate doesn't feel like cooperating with the end result. It's also unclear how often Chuck and Nancy will return to the White House if Trump has these debates, without resolution, on camera.
Be smart: A lot of attention goes to the more outspoken, hyper-progressive members like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Axios' Alexi McCammond emails.
The bottom line: Get ready for a lot of 👇 over the next two years:
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Lady Liberty, as seen from Battery Park in New York City last evening.