The push to make hemp, a non-psychoactive relative of marijuana, a legal cash crop in the United States got a fresh boost Monday from the country’s most powerful senator.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he will introduce a bill removing hemp from the federal government’s schedule of controlled substances, renewing an effort that has gotten some bipartisan support in recent years — including from McConnell, though never quite so enthusiastically.“Hemp has played a foundational role in Kentucky’s agricultural heritage, and I believe that it can be an important part of our future,” McConnell said in a statement released by his office. He announced the imminent filing of the bill in Frankfort, the state capital, alongside Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles.
The push to make hemp, a non-psychoactive relative of marijuana, a legal cash crop in the United States got a fresh boost Monday from the country’s most powerful senator.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he will introduce a bill removing hemp from the federal government’s schedule of controlled substances, renewing an effort that has gotten some bipartisan support in recent years — including from McConnell, though never quite so enthusiastically.
“Hemp has played a foundational role in Kentucky’s agricultural heritage, and I believe that it can be an important part of our future,” McConnell said in a statement released by his office. He announced the imminent filing of the bill in Frankfort, the state capital, alongside Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles.
President Trump tours St. Louis Boeing facility and participates in roundtable discussion
Is it possible Schiff knows Mueller is about to corroborate the House Intelligence Committee's assesment that there was no Trump/Russia Collusion? He said Democrats said can't continue to rely on special counsel Bob Mueller in the Russia investigation and believes it’s up to Congress to crack the case.Schiff then accused President Donald Trump’s campaign of holding nefarious “secret meetings” and said the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence would find out who broke the law. He apparently does not understand what to means for an investigation to be concluded. Schiff seems to be the only one left in Washington that believes this fairy tale.
Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with graft, fraud, and breach of trust. Sara Netanyahu is accused of misusing public funds by fraudulently ordering over $100,000 worth of meals to the prime minister’s residence when there was a full-time chef on staff, the Associated Press reported. If convicted, she could […]
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sent a letter on Wednesday to various human rights organizations for undermining U.S. efforts to reform the U.N. Human Rights Council. Haley attempted to reform two specific areas of the council: its anti-Israel bias and the quality of Council membership. Haley claims that many members were in […]
Hamas paid a Gazan family to falsely claim their baby died from inhaling tear gas used by Israel during violent riots at the Gaza Strip border last month, according to a relative. The family of Layla Ghandour, who was reported to be eight or nine months old, initially claimed that she had died because of […]
Rep. Jackie Rosen, the Democrat vying to unseat Republican senator Dean Heller in Nevada, has profited from investments in petroleum and natural gas, despite heralding “renewable energy” as a cornerstone of her campaign. Since jumping into the race, Rosen has sought to paint Heller as out of Nevada’s political mainstream in hopes of flipping a […]
House Foreign Affairs Committee lawmakers expressed pessimism Wednesday over an increasingly fragmented Afghan government’s ability to combat Taliban fighters. Committee chairman Ed Royce (R., Calif.) asked Alice Wells, the acting assistant secretary of state for south and central Asian affairs, if the Taliban were at all interested in a political settlement with Afghanistan, while ranking member Eliot […]
The crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally in Duluth, Minnesota, Wednesday night erupted into a chant of “Space Force.” The rally and chant came just two days after Trump directed the Pentagon to begin the creation of a Space Force as a new branch of the military. “Our beautiful ancestors won two world wars, defeated fascism and […]
Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) on Wednesday defended protesters who shouted at Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen until she was forced to leave a restaurant Tuesday night. CNN’s Erin Burnett asked Speier about the protesters, who were organized by the Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America to heckle Nielsen over the administration’s immigration policy. Speier […]
Democratic members of Congress want taxpayers to subsidize their housing, signing onto legislation that would allow them to deduct living expenses for members of the House of Representatives. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) introduced a bill that would ban members of Congress from sleeping in their offices and would change the tax code to allow […]
A report published this month found civilians in the United States own almost 400 million guns, outpacing every other civilian population, police, or military force in the world. The Small Arms Survey estimates there are 393,300,000 civilian-owned firearms in the United States. The survey, performed by the Graduate Institute of Geneva, estimated the United States […]
Disclosures by the Justice Department inspector general of political bias among FBI agents is focusing new attention on problems within the FBI’s once-storied counterintelligence division. The report by Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz reveals evidence of politicization among senior FBI officials, notably the text message by Deputy Assistant Director for Counterintelligence Peter Strzok suggesting Strzok […]
Kids should not be allowed to march out of school fueled with anger to promote emotional causes!California students were arrested after throwing rocks and damaging vehicles during student anti-Second Amendment walk out! 😕
Kids should not be allowed to march out of school fueled with anger to promote emotional causes! California students were arrested after throwing rocks and damaging vehicles during student anti-Second Amendment walk out!
Is it possible the Broward County Sheriff's office has misplaced priorities? 🤔
Now, where could Breitbart have possibly gotten these emails from? Donald Trump Jr. was asked some pretty gross questions by GQ as part of a fact check for a big story, including whether he’d like to sleep with his mother, Ivana Trump, according to emails somehow obtained by Breitbart News. The journalist posing these questions […]
White House aide Stephen Miller — the same Stephen Miller who is to blame for pushing the policy that separated thousands of migrant children from their parents — received quite a few unwanted phone calls and texts yesterday after the leftist news site Splinter shared his personal phone number with their readers. While this move […]
<p>As the media have been fixated all week on the Trump administration strictly enforcing immigration laws and, as required by law, separating illegal immigrant parents from children during prosecutions, MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff delivered a gem that deserves a place in the annals of “Blame America First” as he actually blamed the U.S. for Central America’s crime […]
Fox Business host Stuart Varney believes the media is encouraging violence by using what he terms “extreme language” in the immigration debate. In a monologue during Varney & Co. on Thursday, the host quoted Rush Limbaugh — who said, of the talk on immigration, “if the media keeps this up, they’re going to get somebody […]
<p>While appearing as a guest on ABC’s <em>The View</em> program on Tuesday, actor/director Kevin Costner was asked by liberal co-host Joy Behar to share his thoughts on the practice of separating immigrant children from their parents after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. After stumbling for a moment, Costner replied: “I’m not recognizing America right now. […]
<p>Oh look, an unfunny comedian expressed her political views with vulgar language against a member of the Trump family. It seems like an everyday occurance. At this point should we even be surprised? Ivanka Trump thanked her father for “taking critical action ending family separation at our border” via a tweet. Wanda Sykes, a comedian/actor took […]