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PBC News & Comment: Bloody Anniversaries of RFK Murder and Tienamen Square

50 years after RFK assassination, second shooter theory gains ground; Mike Pompeo hypocritically tries to shame China over Tienamen deaths…--China should ask US to explain torture and rendition, or why 500 civilians were killed by US airstrikes, mostly in undeclared wars

--after a year of lies about Trump’s role in drafting deceptive statement about meeting with Veselnitskaya and other Russians, 9/11 Rudy says it was a mistake

--Paul Manafort faces bail revocation after illegal contact with witnesses using encrypted channels that were backed up on iCloud

--WashPost runs curious report on Stefan Halper, until recently the secret informant for FBI investigation of Trump/Russia

--Trump now wants to split NAFTA into 2 bilateral deals

--facing embarrassment from NFL players who didn’t want to be seen with Trump, the combover cancels Superbowl party for Philly Eagles

--in signal to Trump over his violation of Iran nuclear agreement, Tehran says it is building new centrifuges

--it’s primary election day in California and 7 other states, a defining moment in hopes for Dem revival this year

--the Democratic Party “is in a murky mess” says Ross Barkan in op-ed

--DNC vice chair Rep. Keith Ellison bails on the murky mess, will run for Minnesota attorney general

--Sen. Jeff Merkely (D-OR) takes a stand for immigrant kids who’ve been separated from their parents in Brownsville, TX

--billionaire David Koch is stepping down from his corporate and political posts

--at ConsortiumNews, Roger D. Harris reports on the re-election of Maduro in Venezuela