Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 506 words, a 2 minute read.
Situational awareness: "Harvard University’s undergraduate admissions process doesn't intentionally discriminate against Asian-American applicants, a federal judge ruled, a victory for the university that is expected to be appealed as high as the Supreme Court." (WSJ)
Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
It's easy to get lost in the flurry, but President Trump's threats and attacks against the impeachment inquiry are escalating.
Over the past 72 hours, Trump has:
Between the lines: Axios' Zach Basu emails a rapid readout of what really happened with the Schiff remarks that enraged Trump.
Today, House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters called for Trump to be imprisoned and face solitary confinement.
Go deeper: Trump’s playbook for planting suspicion
A protester detained by police as demonstrations take place in the streets of Hong Kong during the National Day holiday marking the 70th anniversary of communist China's founding.
A file photo from 2018. Photo: Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP
Jimmy Carter quietly became today the first ex-president to reach the age of 95, with no public events but an upcoming trip to help build houses with Habitat for Humanity in Nashville, the AP reports.