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PBC News & Comment: Trump’s Narcissist Hissy Fit Derails Meeting

At meeting with Congressional leaders about infrastructure, the Stable Genius throws tantrum and walks out, cuz Pelosi said “cover-up”….–and Pelosi talked about Trump’s cover-up in her efforts to avoid impeachment

–unsigned IRS legal memo contradicts Mnuchin’s lame claims, says IRS can’t dodge demands for 45’s tax returns

–AG Barr opens crack in Trump’s stonewall, agrees to deliver some Mueller report documents to Intelligence Committee

Buzzfeed uses House Intel transcripts in effort to prove its January report that Cohen “was directed” to lie by Trump

–ICE is dumping families seeking asylum in southern California; some are flown to San Diego, others dropped at Greyhound station in San Bernardino

NY Times runs uneven report on John Lindh’s pending release from prison, noting that he got longer incaceration than hundreds of Gitmo prisoners

–Miko Peled, son of an Israeli general, exposes apartheid justice as settlers accused of firebombing that killed 3 Palestinians get off easy

–in candid commentary, Israeli American journalist Mairaz Zonszein exposes the dehumanizing attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar and other critics of Israel

–US investigates new allegation of Syrian use of chemical weapons, as new documents detail torture and death in Syrian prisons

–Trump administration considers sanctions on Chinese surveillance firm Hikvision, citing mass detention of Uighars, but trade war is probable reason

–controversy over San Francisco police raid on journalist continues, as top cop says reporter is a suspect in leaked police report

–brazen court-packing continues, as Senate confirms GOP lawyer to 9th Circuit Appeals Court, despite a deplorable record