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.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) signaled his support Friday for legislation to strengthen the power of unions to recruit members and negotiate with employers. Kaine, who is running for re-election this year, joined a majority of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate by co-sponsoring the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act, according to NBC news. […]
Conservatives in the Washington diplomatic community are expressing outrage that President Trump has not rescinded the nomination of a career foreign service officer who was a part of Hillary Clinton’s inner circle at the State Department to become U.S. ambassador to Colombia. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination of Joseph Macmanus to serve […]
Hillary Clinton continued to attack the Electoral College system used to elect U.S. presidents on Friday, calling it an “odd system” and contrary to the idea of “one person, one vote.” “I know this is another really obvious thing to say. Vote in every election, not just presidential elections,” Clinton said at Harvard University, in […]
Thirty-five-year-old Juan Carlos Nazario and 39-year-old Bryan Wittle are credited with saving lives after they intervened in what police believe was a random attack at a restaurant in Oklahoma on Thursday. The two men went to their cars to retrieve their firearms after a 28-year-old man opened fire at Louie’s Bar & Grill on Lake […]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) said Friday that he “will not shed a tear” if the New York Post goes out of business. “I believe the Post is not only right wing, not only distorts the facts on a regular basis, but is divisive,” de Blasio said on “The Brian Lehrer Show.” “No, […]
Congress is ordering the Pentagon to immediately begin construction of space-based missile interceptors to counter increasing threats from North Korea, Iran, and other countries with advanced missile technology, according to new legislation viewed by the Washington Free Beacon. The space-based interceptor program—a plan for the United States to deploy satellites into space capable of destroying […]
Reporters from various newspapers and television stations across New York City are lighting into Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) for his attacks on the press and accusations of corporate media bias. After losing a court battle with NY1 and the New York Post, City Hall released more than 4,000 pages of de Blasio’s emails with outside […]
Liberal radio host Bill Press on Friday slammed Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez for meddling in the New York gubernatorial race and endorsing Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling it a “colossal mistake” for him to take sides in the Democratic primary. “Tom Perez yesterday at Hofstra University stood on stage and endorsed Andrew Cuomo over Cynthia […]
The former leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People chapter in Spokane, Washington, was charged on Tuesday for theft by welfare fraud and false identity verification in applying for public assistance. Rachel Dolezal was pressured to resign from the NAACP in February 2017 after it was discovered she was white but had […]
ESPN announced on Friday it will expand Keith Olbermann’s role with the network, which will include his return to the show “SportsCenter.” The new deal will have Olbermann on numerous shows and platforms for the network, including being a guest anchor on “SportsCenter,” according to USA Today. Olbermann’s first assignment under the new deal comes […]
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? 🤔
Randy Credico, a former radio host and associate of Roger Stone‘s, has become one of the more interesting peripheral players in the ongoing scrutiny into Stone’s connections to Wikileaks and Julian Assange. Credico told MSNBC’s Ari Melber he spoke to Congressman Adam Schiff‘s staff about his role in Stone’s connection to Assange, saying it was […]
MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace has had enough of President Donald Trump‘s untruthful tweets. It all started Friday afternoon when Wallace was reading off Trump’s earlier morning social media posts about Russia where he opined about “an ‘Informant’ who is paid a fortune and who ‘sets up’ way earlier than the Russian Hoax” and went off on […]
With news that the Trump administration has reached a deal with ZTE, President Trump took to Twitter to defend it tonight, swiping at Democrats in the process. To recap, after warnings from intel leaders about using ZTE phone and the implementation of a U.S. export ban, the President tweeted, “President Xi of China, and I, […]
President Donald Trump sent off a fiery tweet early Friday evening defending the right of the Chicago police to protest against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “Chicago Police have every right to legally protest against the mayor and an administration that just won’t let them do their job, ” Trump wrote. “The killings are at a record […]
President Trump reportedly met with two big supporters in the Oval Office today. Axios’ Jonathan Swan reports that Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk spoke with him about an Oval Office meeting with Trump, him, and Candace Owens. Owens, of course, got a lot of national attention after getting a Twitter shoutout from Kanye West (which […]
An investigation by CNN’s KFILE team has revealed an Illinois GOP nominee’s bizarre conspiracy theory beliefs, that range from 9/11 trutherism to claims Beyoncé has ties to the Illuminati because of Jay-Z. Bill Fawell is running against incumbent Rep. Cheri Bustos in Illinois’ 17th District, a district narrowly won by President Donald Trump. The real estate broker, […]
<p>An NBC reporter horrified MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Friday by failing to sufficiently condemn President Trump’s handling of the North Korea summit. The <em>Deadline: White House </em>host’s mouth hung agape and she stared on in disbelief while foreign correspondent Keir Simmons meekly suggested that perhaps the President had not completely doomed both the U.S. and North Korea to destruction by nuclear hellfire. </p>