Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi fired off a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan demanding that Republican Devin Nunes be removed as chairman of the House Intel Committee. But the objections don’t appear to be halting the publication plans. The release is likely to come Friday morning, Fox News is told..

DON HECKMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Don Heckman writes regularly about music for The Times. House, in Cliffhanger, Passes Clinton Deficit Cutting Plan : Budget: $496 billion bill is approved by a narrow six vote margin. President calls the vote Measure faces strong opposition in the Senate.

More than 3 million Americans enrolled in Obamacare, though it’s unclear if they had previously been subjected to a death panel or if this was the first time they had been condemned to die by the administration. Wendy Davis has weakened her stance on abortion rights, but hasn’t specified what color tennis shoe will symbolize her fight for political expedience. And people are shocked that PBS is running a documentary bankrolled by a wealthy big business advocate.

JOHNSON: At a campaign event today at New York University, the former secretary of state says she’s turned over to the State Department already 55,000 pages of emails. She says she will make herself available to answer questions from House Republicans. And she says we’re all accountable to the American people to get the facts right, and I will do my part.

“I tell them you can’t cut me out of my own community and say that I’m the good one,” said Hashi, who deployed once to Afghanistan and twice to Iraq.”It’s sad. I’ve had to cut people out of my life, people I consider friends, because I’m not going to accept it. I value myself.

The temptation of writing about culture is always to find something to pan. Critical reviews flow easily from the fingertips, while applause involves the hard labor of finding16 synonyms for “good.” But I ate my Wheaties this morning, and I’m looking for a challenge. So let’s talk about good shows great shows, even.

Drone blades powerful enough to carry a payload of several pounds will sound more like a lawnmower than a car. Think about how loud helicopters are. Lots of drone YouTube videos overdub with music because of the annoyingFAA has rules to keep people safe from malfunctioning (falling) aircraft.

LEAVITT: I think that is the big story on the election this year. There’ve always been big personalities in politics perhaps none quite so big in recent years as Donald Trump, but there is clearly a sense of worry that Donald Trump is has a temperament that is disquieting to a very large percentage of Americans. He appears to be somewhat amateurish in his foreign policy expressions and he certainly speaks from the hip things that typically presidents don’t.