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PBC News & Comment: Lyin’ Don “Shoots Himself in the Foot”

Trump sets new record for presidential lies, and angrily cuts aid to Central American nations, ensuring more migrants move northward….--WashPost is counting the lies: 9,541 in 801 days

--our unstable idiot cuts off aid to Honduras, Guatamala and El Salvador in desperate move to stall migration, but it will only increase

--Washington welcomes NATO boss Stoltenberg this week, and protesters will demand end to NATO expansion that alarms Russia, reports Norman Solomon

--a major NATO target, Ukraine, is ready to elect a TV actor and comic president

--corporate media amplifies calls for intervention in Venezuela, invoking Russia, red lines, and fake humanitarianism

--NY Times video op-ed stars “comedian” Joanna Housmann, with no mention that her papa is Harvard economist who’s advising Guaido

--Maduro allows Red Cross to bring in aid, and rations electricity

--Trump’s “immediate withdrawal” from Syria may happen in 2020

--NY Times calls Friday’s Gaza protest “mostly calm” despite sniper deaths of 3 Palestinian youths

--The Intercept has decided to shut down its Snowden archives, after citing only about 10% of the files he leaked, reports MintPress

--listener John Le Francois asks a good question about Biden’s tease about running in 2020

--Biden goes on defense after former Nevada legislator Lucy Flores objects to Uncle Joe’s touchy-feely behavior as NY Times recaps his shifting positions on abortion rights

--TrumpCo diverts millions from Planned Parenthood to Catholic anti-abortion group

--White House whistleblower Tricia Newbold says 25 Trumpers got security clearance after being rejected

--emerging from under Trump’s limo, Betsy DeVos agrees with hes bullying boss on restoring funding to Special Olympics

--right-wing majority on Supreme Court rejects medical appeal of Missouri execution, making cruel punishment usual

--in Gage County, Nebraska, leaders are trying to avoid paying $28 million to 6 people who served prison time for wrongful convictions in murder case from 1985