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PBC News & Comment: Mayor Pete and Mayor Mike Draw Deserved Scrutiny

Buttigieg’s 3-year stint with capitalist tool McKinsey is scrutinized, as Bloomberg is caught in lie about “stop and frisk” apology….–McKinsey does a lot of dirty work for corporate America, but Buttigieg says he can’t talk about it due to non-disclosure agreement

–CBS anchor Gayle King pins Bloomberg down on timing of his apology for stop-n-frisk as the billionaire touts his gun control plans

–in Iowa, Joe Biden bungles exchange with voter who asked question about Hunter and Ukraine

–2 Lebanese Americans who bought influence with Trump using UAE cash also donated to Clinton campaign and got access to Hillary and Bill, indictment says

–our podcast deadline is same as Trump’s deadline to notify Judiciary committee if he will participate in impeachment hearings

–GOP senate committee chairs want to investigate Ukraine leads, as Rudy 9/11 calls for joint US-Ukraine investigation

in op-ed Moira Donegan says Pelosi is bungling impeachment

–Putin and Zelensky meet in Paris on Monday, amid fears that soft US support weakens Ukraine position

AP reports that 600 Russian mercenaries are fighting in Libya in support of Hifter, who used to be America’s boy

–small business leader Jim Doyle says Trump policies are bad for business, especially small business in podcast interview posted today

–House passes resolution supporting 2-state solution in Israel-Palestine, and the Squad votes No

–listener/subscriber Ian Berman posts comments on US leaders who lie for Israel

–Alan McLeod at MintPress exposes UK intelligence smears of Labour and Corbyn, with collaboration from tabloid media

–Tom Secker shows how CIA directly influences Netflix series, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

–Australian wildfires continue to rage, as 5 fires merge to threaten area north of Sydney

WashPost details deadly marketing tactics of opioid companies, well after they knew about high rates of addiction

–GOP Senate just confirmed another unqualified, extremist federal judge, #170 under Trump

–Saudi military trainee killed 3 and was shot dead at Pensacola naval base

–NY man accused of killing mobster uses “conspiracy theory” defense