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PBC News & Comment: Senate On Verge of Passing Radical Reckless Tax Bill

At deadline, the Senate has not taken a vote on ever-changing tax package, and lobbyists are jamming more amendments in….--“biggest tax cut” for wealthy and corporations is also biggest tax increase for many ordinary taxpayers

--obscene wheeling and dealing brings in the posers who said they couldn’t vote for it

--Sen. Claire McCaskill releases list of amendments kept secret—but the lobbyists who wrote them have a long list

--late yesterday, NY Times revealed Trump’s illegal efforts to lobby senators to end Russia investigation

--today, former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn pled guilty to one count of lying to the FBI

--Crown Prince Jared relayed the orders from Trump to Flynn to contact Russian ambassador and others

--after 6 days of deliberation, San Francisco jury defies Trump, and acquits defendant in Kate Steinle killing of all major charges

--Citizenship and Immigration Services now admits that 900 DACA applications were mysteriously delayed past deadline date

--Nov. 18 death of one Border Patrol guard and injuries to others were an accident, not an attack by border crossers

--House ethics panel demands release of all settlement agreements related to sexual harassment

--Israel Horovitz, founder of Gloucester Stage is accused by 9 women, and his Beastie Boy son Adam supports the accusers

--as those Amazon boxes arrive with holiday gifts, remember the sweat shop conditions of the workers who packed them