Mike Pence Speaks At The Astronaut Announcement Thing

Vice President Pence to Visit NASA's Johnson Space Center for Astronaut Class Announcement

"The new astronaut candidates could one day be performing research on the International Space Station, launching from American soil aboard spacecraft built by American companies, and traveling to the moon or even Mars with the help of NASA's new Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket."

Keith's note: Well Duh, isn't that why NASA picks astronauts? Odd that NASA needs to remind the media what astronauts do. Oh yes NASA just sort of formally announced that it wants to send astronauts back to the Moon - and also to Mars - with a shrinking budget (shh!).

Mike Pence Abruptly Cancels PBS Interview After Comey Testimony Is Released, The Wrap

"Just moments after Comey's prepared opening remarks to the Senate Intelligence Committee were posted to the United States Senate website, Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned interview with PBS Newshour. ... No explanation for the cancelation was given, despite the fact that the interview had already been promoted on the air on Tuesday. The announcement came as a surprise to PBS correspondent Miles O'Brien, who was already at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, to interview the vice president."

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