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PBC News & Comment: New Special Counsel Bob Mueller Has Checkered Past

Beltway pols, pundits gush over Mueller appointment, but he’s deep in the Deep State, would sink Trump to protect it….--the only critical comments about Mueller so far are from Trevor Aaronson at The Intercept
--Rosenstein knew Trump was firing Comey before he wrote the memo to offer the rationale that was contradicted by Trump the next day
--Obama’s advice about Flynn was only one of many red flags ignored by our dear leader, who knew Flynn was under investigation
--Daily Beast says Trumps stays in touch with Flynn, hopes to bring him back after the furor dies down
--audio recording contradicts claims that GOP House leader McCarthy was joking when he said “I think Putin pays Trump” and Paul Ryan’s secrecy demand
--Brazil’s corrupt president Temer, is being investigated, a year after he engineered impeachment of Dilma Rousseff with former corrupt speaker
--FCC takes first steps to kill Net Neutrality
--while your humble host opposed NAFTA, Trump’s plans to renegotiate aren’t likely to address my concerns
--Supreme Court declined appeal of NC voter suppression laws, but did not set precedent
--Roger Ailes, who poisoned the US media with the virulent Fox “News” virus, is dead at 77