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PBC News & Comment: Trump Reverses Obama on Keystone, Dakota Pipelines

Trump signs orders reversing Obama decisions on Keystone and Dakota pipelines, enriching himself while claiming to be an environmentalist…–in fear of Trump reprisals, CDC cancels climate change conference

–petty and narcissistic, Trump repeats proven lie that “millions” of immigrants voted against him in November, and Spicer cites false evidence in support

–embattled FBI Director Comey says Trump has said he won’t be fired

–Trump and his echo monkey, Sean Hannity, have touted Foxconn’s plan to employ 30,000 Americans in the US, but it’s downgraded from “promise” to “wish”

–Trump’s hiring freeze could seriously impede his deportation threats

–shortly after the inauguration, Trumpers at HUD canceled a planned cut in mortgage insurance rates, costing average borrower $1,250 a year more

–here’s a list of the Democrats who voted to confirm Mike Pompeo as CIA boss

–Trump’s man to kill Obamacare, Rep. Tom Price, grossly understated the value of pharma stock that he bought, then promoted legislation in the company’s interests

–2 journalists were arrested while covering inauguration, face felony charges

–with expected approval from Trump, Netanyahu approves 2,500 more illegal housing units on Palestinian land

–Trump promise to move US embassy to Jerusalem is on slow track

–Senate Dems take Trump pledge on infrastructure and offer $1 trillion bill, seen as way to divide GOP

–at DNC chair candidate forum, no candidate would admit that DNC screwed Sanders

–in step revealing possible presidential ambitions, NY Gov. Cuomo plans to widen access to contraception and abortion

–desperate Dems promote Caroline Kennedy for House, Senate or President

–our new Stingray expert, “Benny” sends CNN report confirming that spooks can remotely turn on your cellphone to track it

–some movement in Syrian peace talks held without US in Kazakhstan

–Trump White House has shut down public comment line, temporarily, they say; in the meantime, activists have set up here