Posted on Categories News & Comment

PBC News & Comment: Cohen Testimony Should Be Devastating to Trump

Michael Cohen’s public testimony should lead to Trump’s impeachment, but Dems are content to just investigate him to the max…–at House Oversight hearing, Cohen adds new details about Trump’s crimes before and after he was installed, plenty of evidence of obstruction of justice

–after GOP members hammer Cohen as a liar, he says they’re doing what he used to do, protect Trump by lying about the Liar-in-chief

–recovering Neocon Max Boot offers 5 felonies Trump has committed

–Trumpdog Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted a threat at Cohen before the hearing

–Trump tweeted attacks on Cohen between meetings with Kim Jong-un

–Kashmir conflict escalates, as Pakistan bombs India, and Indian plane is shot down, pilot captured

–at sentencing hearing for convicted Australian Cardinal Pell, his lawyer says it was “just vanilla” pederasty

–almost 6,000 immigrant children have reported sexual abuse in custody

–California inspects 10 ICE detention facilities, finds many problems

–in cynical support of regime change, The Guardian blames spike in infant mortality in Venezuela on Maduro, not sanctions or low oil prices

–at Shadowproof, Kevin Gosztola has solid critique of Sanders and other Dems regarding Venezuela

–House Dems introduce Medicare for All bill

–Chicago voters reject Daley dynasty and 2 black women advance to runoff for mayor

–Oakland man who was likely framed as “terrorist” gets 15 years, listen to the background in this podcast with reporter Darwin Bond-Graham

–Supreme Court blocks Alabama from executing man with dementia

–North Carolina election fraud suspect McCrae Dowless is indicted

–Trump wanted to block the AT&T merger with Time Warner to spite CNN, but there are much better reasons to oppose it

–HBO’s John Oliver and NY Times work to expose “psychics”

–after full legalization of weed, San Francisco expunges 9,000 pot convictions

–in new Roundup trial in San Francisco, Monsanto is getting big breaks from the judge