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PBC News & Comment: So Now, Will Dems Impeach the Mofo?

Unnamed sources tell Buzzfeed that Trump ordered Cohen to lie about Moscow project, and some Dems talk about starting impeachment…–read the story here

–tough talk from Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff, but will they impeach?

–Democrats Greg Craig and Tony Podesta, along with former GOP congressman Vin Weber, may be indicted following law firm settlement

–Trump’s gratuitously cruel travel ban, and its extreme enforcement, block 16-year-old Syrian girl from medical treatment in US

–ACLU lawsuit exposes expansive surveillance of social media accounts of citizens and immigrants

–ACLU podcast gives good explanation of unconstitutional laws that sanction people and companies that support BDS aimed at Israel

–Trump’s petty and obnoxious move to cancel military flight for Pelosi trip to Afghanistan may backfire on Individual 1

fresh reporting on Venezuela by Kevin Gosztola reveals US support for “slow motion right-wing coup” to take down Maduro

–Trump’s speech at Pentagon showed his dangerous fantasies of weapons in space, but the actual plan is mostly theoretical

–North Korean envoy delivers love letter to Trump from Kim

–instant book published by Turkish insiders gives detailed, grisly account of Khashoggi assassination

–your humble host incorrectly reported that Chicago cops accused of coverup would be sentenced; they were acquitted in bizarre bench trial

–new study of OxyContin marketing shows that opioid deaths increased in areas where doctors were wined and dined by drug reps

–Women’s March in DC and many cities expected to be hurt by infighting and claims of anti-Semitism aimed at some leaders

–the women who have announced early for president face early criticism; read the critique of “progressive prosecutor” Kamala Harris here