As Chuck and Nancy guest star on televised “Trump & Friends” at White House, Trump takes ownership of looming shutdown… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Trump Wants Govt. Shutdown Over The Wall
--in surprise move, Brett Kavanaugh provides swing vote to uphold lower court rulings that derailed defunding moves by Kansas, Louisiana…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Blocks State Attacks on Planned Parenthood
Ecuador says it has written agreement with Britain about extraditing Julian Assange, as former top embassy official denies Manafort visit…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Ecuador Pressures Assange to Vacate London Embassy
Meng Wanzhou arrested in Vancouver about the time Trump dined with Xi in Buenos Aires; extradition to US is expected…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Arrest of Chinese Tech Exec Raises Tensions, Lowers Dow
Special Counsel suggests little or no jail time for Mike Flynn, doesn’t charge him for his 2016 lobbying for Turkey…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Mueller Goes Easy on Mike Flynn
CNN fired Prof. Marc Lamont Hill for pro-Palestinian speech at UN as senators move to pass anti-BDS bill despite opposition…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: CNN and Israel Lobby Trample First Amendment
Trump claims he gave China 90-day reprieve on increased tariffs, says farm exports to resume, but Beijing has different story… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Did Trump Imagine G-20 Trade Deal With China?