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House Democrats are preparing to force a vote Thursday on a plan to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe from interference or unilateral removal by President Donald Trump. Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern, with the backing of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee, intend to introduce the proposal as an amendment ahead of expected consideration of…

House Intel Committee tees up release of Russia probe transcripts

The House Intelligence Committee will vote Friday to publicly release dozens of transcripts of interviews conducted in its now defunct Russia investigation — including testimony of prominent figures in President Donald Trump’s orbit. The transcripts, from interviews primarily conducted between June 2017 and March 2018, include testimony from Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Hope Hicks,…

The Moon Is Open for Business

For many years, launching things into space was the work of governments. Only national agencies had the money, the technology, and, when it was necessary, the political will to fly humans around Earth and send probes to explore other planets. That began to change in the past several years, as companies entered the scene with…

Biden is Democrat feared by GOP

One Democrat keeps emerging as the candidate Republicans are worried about most in 2020: Joe Biden. Top Republican strategists and party operatives assessing the potential field of candidates say the former vice president is the Democrat likely to pose the biggest problem for President Trump in a general election. Biden, who has not announced whether…