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PBC News & Comment: Pelosi is Allergic to Impeachment

Nancy Pelosi tells hometown paper she’d get Trump’s tax returns if Dems retake House, but opposes impeachment of Trump, Kavanaugh…NY Times says both sides are ready to fight over Kavanaugh, as it dismisses impeachment prospects

–in op-ed, Sean McElwee urges Dems to impede the Court and undermine support for conservative justices

–new website at is portal for sexual assault

–grilled by Sen. Kamala Harris, FBI director Wray admits that the FBI probe into Kavanaugh after Ford accusations was “limited in scope”

–the limo that killed 20 people in NY state is owned by former FBI informant in multiple “terrorism” cases, thanks to Linda Lewis for the tip

–accused of supporting BDS, American student has been detained at Israeli airport for a week, and even “unhinged Zionists” object

–PBC’s skepticism of Bellingcat is supported by this expose at MintPressNews

–Gareth Porter is skeptical of the “shaky case” that Russia manipulated social media during 2016 campaign

–Mueller claims another scalp, as California man who “unwittingly” sold banking info to Russians gets 6 months in prison

NY Times Magazine cover story on election security is rehash of old concerns, ignores Crosscheck, voter purges in GA and IN, scanner issues in MI

–but WhoWhatWhy is providing good coverage of the real election problems

–our pal Pepe Escobar breaks down the political breakdown in his native Brazil

–citizens’ commission in North Carolina issues report on rendition flights that originated from obscure air field in NC

–the Khashoggi disappearances puts spotlight on Crown Prince Jared and Saudi Crown Prince MBS

–Trump clearly signals he values arms trade over human rights, opposes sanctions on Saudis over Khashoggi case

–Trump slams Medicare for All in op-ed, fact checkers say every sentence was false or misleading

–Trump bullies Federal Reserve over interest rates as stock market plummets

–in ABC interview without her pith helmet, Melania Trump claims she could be “the most bullied person” in the world

–PBC calls back after bad robocalls alert him to IRS lawsuit