Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 500 words, a 2-minute read.
Situational awareness: Former President Barack Obama's Joe Biden endorsement video is here.
The latest verbal sparring between President Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give constitutional scholars something to do, but the real action is happening on the West Coast.
The big picture: California is out today with a roadmap for how it could eventually mitigate the lockdown's economic catastrophe without exacerbating the virus.
California's six criteria, announced today, for easing any lockdowns:
What's next: California has entered into a pact on the next steps with Oregon and Washington state.
Meanwhile, on the I-95 corridor:
The Food Bank for New York City is providing food and other essential deliveries to area hospitals for health care workers who don't have time to grocery shop.
Michael Stramiello plays the guitar in a hospital room in Benton, Arkansas. Photo: Adam Blackerby via AP
Some health care worker teams are doing the small things that mean a lot for coronavirus victims and their families, AP reports.
The bottom line: “We are complete people and we see them as complete people,” she said.