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PBC News & Comment: Trump’s Lost Armada: Lies, Bluffs and/or Blunders?

Allies gasp as Trump and advisors lied about aircraft carrier group that was not actually en route to Korean Peninsula….–false claims by Americans fuel controversy in South Korea’s presidential campaigns and concerns over administration’s blunders

–investigation shows Pentagon lied about Syrian mosque hit by US bombs on March 16

–moments before deadline, Rexxon Tillerson certifies that Iran is complying with 2015 nuclear agreement, contradicting rhetoric from Trump and others

–Trump family’s continued violations of ethics policies highlighted by Ivanka’s new trademarks in China and elsewhere

–Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who led aggressive investigations by House Oversight committee during Obama years, will not seek re-election

–in Newt Gingrich’s old district in Georgia, newbie Jon Ossoff scores big primary victory in special election fueled by $8 million in outside money

–in Fairfield, Ohio, mother of 4 US citizens who has no criminal record has been deported, and first Dreamer is expelled to Mexico

–half of children in California live with at least one immigrant parent

–Evin King is due to be released from Ohio prison after 23 years behind bars for crime he didn’t commit

–House GOP advances longtime Republican effort to limit or deny lawsuits for medical malpractice, falsely claiming it will reduce health care costs

–pro-science marches planned for Washington DC and other cities this Saturday

–Fox “News” makes it official: sexual predator Bill O’Reilly is out

–in child custody case, lawyers for Alex Jones say he’s just a “performance artist” who acts unstable, read Popehat’s analysis here