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PBC News & Comment: Tales of Two Whistleblowers

Treasury official who leaked to Jason Leopold may have flipped; African American FBI agent who challenged racist policies faces sentencing….–in Treasury leak, charging documents use metadata from encrypted text traffic to show path of leaks to Leopold; pro-Trump site Redstate has interesting take

–another leaker to The Intercept is going to jail, former FBI agent Terry Albury says he blew the whistle over racism

–at Buzzfeed, Marc Belisle slams Facebook for censorship of Reverb, where he used to work

–TrumpCo sends mixed messages about Saudi assassination as WashPost runs Khashoggi’s final column

–exiled Saudi friend of Khashoggi’s reveals how MBS envoys tried to lure him back to probable trap

NY Times pundits Bret Stephens and Tom Friedman share their “wisdom”

–insider attack kills Afghan leaders in Kandahar, missing American general

–2 prisoners who were cleared for release under Obama are stuck at Gitmo

–Ecuadorian documents show attempt to ship Assange to Russia last year

–spooked by new migrant caravan, Trump threatens to shut Mexican border

–Senate Dems thought they had a deal on judge nominations, but GOP screws them again