Posted on Categories News & Comment

PBC News & Comment: First Real Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion Surfaces

Don Trump, Jr. releases email thread that shows he accepted meeting to learn about Clinton dirt provided by Russian prosecutor…..–echoing Watergate, 45 will be asked: what did you know, and when did you know it

–Don, Jr and Jared were arrogant amateurs, but did they insulate Trump?

–the email thread is here

–Robert Parry notes that Clinton allies paid $1 million or more for Steele dossier

–in new, in-depth interview, former Green Party presidential candidate, and 2016 Stein campaign manager David Cobb talks about domestic causes of election manipulation, and his new revolution training workshops

–Cobb also talked about Trump’s penchant for privatizing government services, like the war in Afghanistan

NY Times exposes key lobbyists and connections to Trump’s wrecking crew

–McConnell delays Senate recess, by 2 weeks, blames Dems

–Rexxon Tillerson mediates with Qatar, will try to sell deal to Saudis and pals

–Pentagon seems to be out of the loop on cease fire in Syria

The Intercept takes some blame for Reality Winner fiasco, offers help with lawyers but doesn’t blame Matthew Cole

–just before GOP tries to shut it down, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau restores our right to sue, instead of binding arbitration

–Trump’s FBI Director pick, Chis Wray, faces first hearing tomorrow