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PBC News & Comment: Dem. Adam Schiff Introduces War Resolution in House

As GOP agenda is led by pandering on abortion, immigration, House Democrat Adam Schiff introduces new war resolution, long overdue….

--Jordanian government caves to Daesh in hostage showdown, agrees to exchange prisoner considered dangerous terrorist

--retaliating for recent Israeli attack that killed Iranian general and Hezbollah leader, 2 Israeli soldiers killed and Hezbollah claims responsibility

--Israeli human rights group B’Tselem accuses IDF of intentionally targeting homes in attack on Gaza in 2014

--70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is observed, with no mention of Israel’s use of holocaust tactics on Palestinians

--Sen. Feinstein lashes out at CIA-s self-investigation of her torture review for “mistakes and omissions”

--in op-ed, UC Berkeley law professors push for prosecutions for torture, too politely

--Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch says waterboarding is torture, and she supports Obama’s actions on immigration

--NY Times uses Hillary’s talking points and cheering fro GOP to undermine possible challenge from Sen. Elizabeth Warren

--NY Times top editor Dean Baquet admits corporate media “failed to do our job” after 9/11 without explaining his own role in protecting the government

--Pope Francis intervenes in Spanish cases of sex abuse, makes violators submit to prosecution