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PBC News & Comment: Part 2, Obama’s Final Days…Will Chelsea Manning Get Clemecy?

--As clock ticks on final days, speculation builds that Obama may grant clemency to Chelsea Manning, 10 more released from Gitmo….--White House press secretary hints that Manning deserves relief more than Snowden

--10 more prisoners released from Guantanamo, 40 are expected to remain

--many House Dems will boycott inauguration, Trump’s attacks on John Lewis may swell those numbers

--more than 200,000 protesters expected in DC for Friday and Saturday

--former contestant on “Apprentice” sues Trump for defamation, for claiming he didn’t grope her

--at The Intercept, Lee Fang and Steve Horn report that Secretary of State pick Rex Tillerson sought help for Exxon-Mobil from State Department

--Trump’s nominee to kill Obamacare, Rep. Tom Price, is part of GOP group that has big investments in obscure Australian biotech startup

--while corporate media has lost interest in the contradictions of the Orlando shooting investigation, accused shooter Omar Mateen’s widow is arrested