Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 533 words, a 2-minute read.
Crowds at Yellowstone National Park. Photo: Patrick Gorski/NurPhoto
If the Trump administration has its way, our national parks may be set for a major overhaul that's much broader than just electric bikes on trails.
Why it matters: The U.S. National Park Service is nearly $12 billion in the hole on necessary repairs that largely pre-date the Trump administration, according to Pew Trust.
The big picture: “Since taking office, President Trump and his administration have sought to privatize an array of public services," per the LA Times.
Between the lines: Many members of the committee, which was created by former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, would potentially benefit from privatization, the Washington Post previously reported.
The bottom line: This might not have the edge of an impeachment fight, but any time the outdoors lobby and AARP are at potential loggerheads, look out.
Above: Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki wears a "Make America Great Again" hat as President Trump welcomes the team to the White House.
Below: First baseman Ryan Zimmerman presents Trump with a team jersey.
Photo: Sylvain Thomas/AFP/Getty Images
Here come the online coaches, fueled by a generation of kids who've grown up on competitive gaming like Fortnite, the Washington Post reports.
Between the lines: "The appeal for those seeking instruction for themselves or their children goes beyond a potential pro gaming career, though."