LONDON — Boris Johnson, Britain’s brash former foreign secretary, on July 24 won the contest to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, with his party handing the job of resolving the country’s three-year Brexit nightmare to one of the architects of the project, and one of the country’s most pol… Read More ⇒

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller’s longtime right-hand aide will appear beside him at the witness table during Wednesday’s hearing with the House Judiciary Committee to assist as needed as the former special counsel answers questions about his investigation, a committee official familiar with the… Read More ⇒

WASHINGTON — White House officials and congressional leaders are in the final stages of negotiating a deal to lift the nation’s debt limit and boost federal spending by about $320 billion over limits set in a 2011 budget law, a potentially hefty agreement they hope to enact before the end of… Read More ⇒