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.
The divisive battle between the Democratic Party’s establishment and progressive wings for the Democratic nomination in Colorado’s attorney general race escalated in a big way on Monday. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper waded into the race to endorse Phil Weiser, a former Obama administration official, in a last-ditch effort to prevent an upset victory by a […]
Jeff Beals, a Democratic candidate in New York’s 19th congressional district, on Monday gave a strange response to incumbent Rep. John Faso’s (R., N.Y.) question on how he would raise $32 trillion to fund a “Medicare for All” health-care plan. Faso on Friday tweeted that Beals’ silence on how he would pay for the health-care […]
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Monday took issue with the notion that Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report does not provide enough evidence to prove that political bias affected the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Graham said that the prevalence of investigators’ bias against Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election […]
The United States is calling on Russia to immediately release more than 150 individuals who human-rights groups have identified as unjustly imprisoned for their political or religious beliefs. The Trump administration added its voice to a growing chorus of international human-rights activists pressing Moscow to release the prisoners while Russia is hosting the World Cup. […]
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) on Monday castigated the Department of Justice following Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, calling the findings “appalling.” Hatch addressed the report at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing during which both Horowitz and and FBI Director Christopher Wray testified. The Utah senator made […]
Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Monday that his office is investigating former FBI Director James Comey’s handling of classified information in his memos about his meetings with President Donald Trump. Last week, Horowitz released his report on the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, and he defended […]
The Turkish government has sentenced the father of New York Knicks center Enes Kanter to 15 years in prison, according to multiple reports. An arrest warrant was issued for Dr. Mehmet Kanter Monday morning, but he was visiting family members outside of Istanbul at the time it was issued. He will either be arrested or […]
The Israeli army reported that Hamas launched burning balloons into Israel on Monday, leading to retaliatory attacks on Hamas infrastructure in Gaza, according to Haaretz. A Palestinian man was also killed while trying to breach the fence separating Israel and Gaza. The strikes, which occurred in the evening, followed attacks on targets in Gaza on […]
Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz told lawmakers on Monday that he is not confident that FBI agent Peter Strzok was unbiased during the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. Horowitz defended his report on the Clinton email probe, which he released last week, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. […]
Washington Free Beacon senior writer Elizabeth Harrington said Monday that the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy is simply enforcing laws already on the books and meant to disincentivize people from entering the U.S. illegally. Host Neil Cavuto asked Harrington about the recent backlash the Trump administration has received for its practice of separating immigrant children from […]
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? 🤔
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) had some harsh criticisms for the FBI and DOJ for their handling of the Clinton email investigation. Fox News anchor Shannon Bream pointed out that Graham “seemed to be having fun” during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing of DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz and FBI Director Christopher Wray. “What did we […]
<p>As the Media Research Center has documented over the past several days, the liberal media’s coverage of President Trump’s immigration policies have been incendiary, hyperbolic, and out of control. Since the liberal media was on an anti-Trump rampage, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson set out to put them in their place Monday night. To do […]
Stephen Colbert kicked off his show Monday night by addressing the Trump administration’s recently-implemented policy of separating illegal immigrant families at the southern border. Colbert began by blasting President Trump for blaming Democrats for the widely unpopular policy. It is the Democrats fault for being weak and ineffective with Boarder Security and Crime. Tell them […]
<p>Actor Chris Pratt accepted the <em>2018 MTV Movie & TV Award</em> show’s Generation Award and delivered a powerful and moving speech to the young audience that was sorely needed. Taped on June 16, the show was broadcast June 18 and Pratt’s speech alone was worth slogging through the rest of the show.</p>
<p>The pundit class have lost their minds over the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance border enforcement policy. Since Friday, the collective breakdown has yielded a total of 22 instances in which cable news commentators compared the separation of parents and children illegally entering the country to World War II-era war crimes and human rights violations. </p>
Trevor Noah had a lot to say about the Trump administration’s recent “zero tolerance” immigration policy that is separating illegal immigrant families at the southern border. Noah began by saying it’s a “scary time to be an immigrant in America” and that the Trump administration is “inching closer to their goal of being the Norway […]
Laura Ingraham is facing harsh criticism over remarks she made in her opening monologue about the separation illegal immigrant families at the southern border. The conditions of the facilities that migrant children are being detained come in a wide range. But the Fox News host insisted that the ones with better conditions, which include education, […]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended President Donald Trump‘s border policies on Monday night, offering an…interesting rebuttal to critics who compared the administration’s immigration practices to Nazi Germany. In a Fox News interview with Laura Ingraham, Sessions blamed the border situation on legal immigration loopholes while rejecting the notion that Trump could change policy implementation if […]