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PBC News & Comment: Cohen Says Trump Was Right to Call Him “Weak”

Drawing 3-year prison term, Michael Cohen says he was “weak” in covering up Trump’s “dirty deeds” over many years….

–Michael Flynn’s lawyers outline entrapment claims even as they admit he lied and seek no jail time

–in recap of Cohen, Flynn and Manafort cases, major promoter of Russiagate, The Guardian, shows no evidence of Russian interference or collusion 

 –Brexit chaos grows in Britain, as Conservatives plan no-confidence vote on their own prime minister, Theresa May

–finally, Bernie Sanders leads on a foreign policy issue, pressing war powers vote to end US role in Yemen

–Bernie never fought the DNC that rigged the primaries against him, but court allows fraud lawsuit to proceed

–in New York,  a grand jury will hear evidence of WTC demolition on 9/11, a major break for those who want a real investigation

–Rudy Giuliani, who profiteered on 9/11, is now cashing in on his connection to Trump, peddling his services to dictators

–Jared and Ivanka are poised to profit from “opportunity zones” that Ivanka pushed for

–investigation of election fraud in North Carolina CD9 should include the primary, too

–new PBC podcast at WhoWhatWhy reviews Bill Cinton’s ugly 1996 welfare reform, with former Rep. Lynn Woolsey and author Felicia Kornbluh

–incoming Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley challenged corporate ties and spoke up for marginalized communities

–wheeling and dealing, Nancy Pelosi nears deal to return as Speaker with 4-year limit

NY Times fingers Chinese spies for massive Marriott hack,then admits that US intel hasn’t confirmed it

–after grilling of Google CEO yesterday, The Guardian reveals that 49% of Googlers are temps, vendors or contractors, who are second-class workers