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PBC News & Comment: Which Liar Do You Believe?

Michael Cohen, who lied to protect Trump, is hammered by Individual 1 and allies who call him “pathetic” before testimony….--due to Mueller investigation and other issues, his public testimony will be limited

--federal appeals court rules that Mueller probe is legit

--at WashPost, Jennifer Rubin airs out impeachment, and concludes it’s not a good idea; your humble host disagrees

--WashPost cites anonymous sources to report that our cyberwarriors blocked those pesky Russian trolls on election day, saving our democracy!

--with lowered expectations, Trump and Kim hold second summit in Vietnam

--in first cross border raid since 1971, India bombed 40 miles inside Pakistan’s border

--desperate, Theresa May now seeks approval from Parliament to delay Brexit

--disgracing US media, Univision’s Jorge Ramos insulted Maduro, who had cameras and gear grabbed after testy interview

--contradicting US media reports, Max Blumenthal goes shopping again in Caracas, and finds food in the public markets

--at ConsortiumNews, John Kiriakou unloads on DC superlawyer Greg Craig, who deserves it

--Kiriakou wins Defender of Liberty Award, The Nation reports

--in new in-depth interview, author Peter Laufer shares fascinating tales from the world of turtles, including people like Kai Xu, who was jailed for illegal trafficking

--Bernie Sanders was strong on income and wealth gaps in CNN town hall, but disappointed on Russiagate, Venezuela, his tax returns, and socialism

--Elizabeth Warren copies Bernie, will reject favors for big donors and “call time”