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PBC News & Comment: In Trump’s Twisted View, IG Exonerated Him

Eagerly mixing his apples and oranges, Trump claims that IG report that slammed Comey exonerates him of everything he’s been accused of….channelling Hillary, former NY Times editor Jill Abramson says Comey cost Clinton the election, FBI was “ship of fools”

–in NY Times op-ed, Comey accepts some blame, deflects other blame, and offers platitudes about American justice

–caught red-handed violating laws about Trump Foundation, our Dear Tweeter blames Democrats….and his Twitter fans will believe it

–judge revokes bail for Paul Manafort for witness tampering

–Trump provokes the trade war he’s been threatening, as $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports will take effect July 6

–Trump used Singapore summit as excuse to leave G7 early, but was bored and tried to move up the meeting with Kim

–Patrick Martin, reporter for, returns to update the spooks and soldiers recruited by Dems for House campaigns this year

–reporters got a tour of the WalMart in Brownsville that’s been converted to immigration prison for minors

–Jeff Sessions defends family separation with Bible verse that was used to defend slavery

–an array of American religious leaders are finally speaking up against family separation, without “poking the bear”

–Trump throws wrench into House negotiations on Dreamer bill

–ACLU alerts us to administration plan to destroy records of immigrant abuse

–Apple moves to tighten security on iPhones, enraging FBI and other snoopers

–in prosecution of UC Berkeley antifa defendants, prosecutors are using as a witness a pro-Trump demonstrators who admitted hitting protesters

–the big research project on effects of alcohol, funded by the booze industries, has been cancelled