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.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) endorsed the practice of publicly harassing Trump administration officials on Saturday, encouraging people to “create a crowd” around any they see and tell them they’re “not welcome.” Speaking at a “Keep Families Together” rally in California, Waters blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a racist and dismissed his quoting of […]
President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the United States can’t allow migrants to “invade” the country and must be immediately sent back where they came from without due process. “We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them […]
Sen. Angus King (I., Maine) said on Sunday that the movement to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is not a sensible thing to do. “I don’t know if I say abolish. I don’t think that makes a lot of sense, but I do think looking at it makes a hell of a lot of […]
The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday it would be spending $2.5 million on a plan to motivate nonwhite voters, but critics questioned whether that figure reflects a genuine commitment. The New York Times first reported the details of the outreach plan, saying it is “likely the largest and most comprehensive effort ever by the Democratic […]
Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) is calling on President Donald Trump to impose more severe economic sanctions against the Cuban government and to indict Raul Castro, the island nation’s former president who remains the top leader of Cuba’s Communist Party. DeSantis, who chairs the House Oversight Committee’s national security panel, this week expressed deep concern […]
Pennsylvania’s largest labor group threw its weight behind a moderate Republican congressman one year after its president warned that union officials may have grown too complacent with the Democratic Party. The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO announced its slate of endorsements in the midterm elections on June 14, which included GOP representative Brian Fitzpatrick. President Rick Bloomingdale said […]
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was kicked out of a Virginia restaurant on Friday night. “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left. Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my […]
NEW YORK — As I exit the church this Sunday, I leave behind the day of rest to enter the new evangelism. It presents itself in the form of a “protest crawl”—a pilgrimage picketing six different McDonald’s locations in Midtown Manhattan. The spectacle is organized by the Humane League, an animal rights group based out […]
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill (D.) praised her California colleague Sen. Kamala Harris on Thursday night as a “leader” in the party’s effort to form “an immigration policy that is true to the heritage of this country.” McCaskill introduced Harris at a NAACP dinner in St. Louis they both attended, and delved into the topic of […]
A Basketball Hall of Fame inductee sparked controversy this week after he appeared to attend a rally for President Donald Trump in Duluth, Minnesota, on Wednesday night. Kevin McHale, who played for the NBA’s Boston Celtics from 1980 to 1993, drew rebuke from liberal activists after social media users noticed an individual matching the former player’s 6-foot […]
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? 🤔
Stormy Daniels is reportedly set to meet with prosecutors in the Southern District of New York on Monday. The interview is in advance of a potential grand jury appearance over the $130,000 payment President Donald Trump‘s lawyer Michael Cohen made to Daniels. According to The Washington Post, which first reported the story: Daniels and her […]
President Donald Trump‘s daily ‘Executive Time’ is a well-established part of the POTUS’s daily routine. Yet, recently Axios’ Jonathan Swan asked a former senior administration official what exactly Trump does when he is off in the private dining room next to the Oval Office each morning. First of all, according to the former official, he […]
California Rep. Maxine Waters is making it clear she has “no sympathy” for Department of Homeland Security head Kirstjen Nielsen and others within the Trump administration who are finding their dinner plans interrupted. Speaking on MSNBC Saturday night, the Congresswoman started off by saying that Nielsen should “absolutely” step aside. Then she said this: “I have no […]
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is weighing in on the Red Hen controversy. On Saturday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders sent out a tweet saying a Lexington, Virginia restaurant asked her to leave because she worked for Trump. “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because […]
<p>Justin Gillis, former activist and alarmist <em>Times</em> environmental reporter, returned to the opinion page to continue his mission against emissions and to mark the 30<sup>th</sup> anniversary of NASA scientist and climate scold James Hansen’s jeremiad to Congress on global warming (now repurposed as “climate change”): “He Was Right About The Climate.”</p>
On Sunday afternoon, Democratic strategist Joel Payne joined David Gura on MSNBC to discuss the earlier moment on Fox News when former Trump deputy campaign manager and Fox News contributor David Bossie said that Payne was “out of [his] cotton-picking mind.” Right off the bat, Gura asked Payne what he thought about the moment he […]
<p>On Sunday’s <em>AM Joy</em>, MSNBC host Joy Reid served up a double helping of “Meathead” as liberal film maker Rob Reiner and his wife, Michele Reiner, spent a segment ranting against President Donald Trump and his “hardcore racist” supporters. Michele Reiner invoked Nazi death camps as she called Trump “evil” and likened him to Adolf […]