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PBC News & Comment: Trump Impeachment Resolution Filed in House

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) alleges obstruction of justice in Comey firing as first impeachment resolution is introduced in the House….--you can read the resolution here

--MSDNC goes bonkers over rumor started by Newsmax boss that Trump is considering sacking special counsel Mueller

--deputy AG Rosenstein says he would only fire Mueller for just cause

--AG Sessions dodges questions in Senate hearing, adhering to rules of executive privilege, after saying it has not been invoked

--senators reach agreement on new sanctions on Iran and Russia, seeking to limit Trump discretion to lift sanctions imposed by Obama

--McCain plays mad dog, threatens defense secretary “Mad Dog” Mattis over strategy in Afghanistan

--new study shows that only about one fifth of US drone strikes are publicly known

--judge agrees to hear new evidence in infamous “Lodi mosque” case, one of the early domestic terror convictions based on paid FBI informant and proven liar

--in cabinet meeting, Trump basked in the slobbering praise of his appointees

--Trump immigration policies are schizoid: 17,000 new Dreamers approved, as ICE gets aggressive in deporting asylum claimants before hearings

--Coincidence? Senate imposes new restrictions on media interviews, at same time that secret GOP team is drafting health care bill

--Sandy Hook parents dump Megyn Kelly as fundraiser host in reaction to upcoming interview with Alex Jones

--lefty news anchor Lee Camp responds to NY Times smear piece that painted him as a Russian agent

--Facebook user slams your humble host, asks if he is Russian agent

--Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick takes leave to retool himself

--new study shows that Uber and Lyft cars are adding measurably to traffic jams in San Francisco