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PBC News & Comment: Palace Intrigue Fells Crown Prince Jared

Isolated and under Mueller’s scrutiny, Jared Kushner is on borrowed time in White House as his business, political scams are exposed…–beyond Russiagate coverup, failure to disclose key info, and loss of top security clearance, Kushner led effort to punish Qatar after loan for KushnerCo fell through

–while PBC was away for a few days, chaos reigned in Trumplandia

–defying his globalist advisors and pissing off Republicans, Trump insists on imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum in ad hoc manner, sparking trade war

–with insider info, Carl Icahn profits from Trump tariff talk and Europe threatens to place tariffs on Jack, Harley’s and Levi’s

–Trump is all over the map on gun policy

–45 made shocking comments about executing opioid drug dealers as his role model, Philippine killer-in-chief Duterte says he won’t complete his term

–Putin says, “Listen to us now” as he unveils “invincible nuclear missile” and other scary weapons that may not be built yet

–in new, in-depth interview, Congressional Dish host Jen Briney warns of new cold war

–as MSNBC reports that Mueller is about to reveal link between alleged Russian hackers and WikiLeaks, Rep. Adam Schiff moves the goal posts

–at Truthdig, Scott Ritter—the weapons inspector who told the truth that Iraq did not have WMD’s, offers interesting, detailed analysis of Russiagate

–Leak investigations selectively finger former FBI #2 Andrew McCabe and Republicans on House Intel

–The Intercept details spying collaboration by US and 14 countries

Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola is providing excellent coverage of Reality Winner trial for espionage

–Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf takes heat for warning of impending ICE raids last weekend

–Catalan independence leader steps back from post as regional president, but wants to run government in exile

–listener George Maschke has some thoughtful criticism of Yasha Levine’s takedown of Tor