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PBC News & Comment: Trump Adds Even More Confusion to Giuliani’s Disclosures

Donny undercuts Rudy, says everything about Stormy Daniels case is incorrect, and that Giuliani will “eventually get the facts right”…–best analysis of this stinking mess is from CREW op-ed in WashPost

–Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the leading promoter of Russiagate, tells Dems not to “take the bait on impeachment”

–at NRA convention, Trump rambles about gun rights

–federal judge in one case against Manafort hammers Mueller’s lawyer and appears sympathetic to charge of overreach by special counsel

–unemployment rate drops below 4%, and employers are dropping drug tests for marijuana to expand pool of applicants

–at ConsortiumNews, Gareth Porter adds to our knowledge of Netanyahu’s lies about Iran and nukes earlier this week

–new report from OPCW estimates quantity of nerve agent used on Skripals, but doesn’t address many unproven claims in the case

–Two Democrats are challenging far right Rep. Tom McClintock in California, and party leaders favor the former USAID staffer, Jessica Morse

–at ConsortiumNews, Norman Solomon traces the history of corporate Democrats and focuses on DNC official Elaine Kamarck, who wants more superdelegates and less democracy, as she explains in NY Times op-ed

–in new, in-depth interview, science journalist Suzanne Bohan talks about her new book, Twenty Years of Life

–Facebook taps knuckle dragging former Sen. Jon Kyl to lead team to rout liberal bias

–in Charlottesville, two white supremacists are convicted of beating black man last August, scene captured by Greg Palast’s cameraman