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.
When President Donald Trump and his entourage walked through the Capitol to a meeting, an unidentified woman on the other side of the Capitol rotunda yelled, “Mr. President, f*** you!” The president himself appeared in view 15 seconds after. NBC News congressional reporter Frank Thorp V provided video. LISTEN: As Pres Trump’s entourage entered Speaker […]
China’s government is using a multi-pronged strategy to systematically steal advanced American technology as part of economic aggression against the United States, according to a White House report. The report, based in part on declassified intelligence from the Pentagon and intelligence agencies, provides some of the first public details on China’s industrial policies that have […]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday that U.S. would leave the UN Human Rights Council. Citing the organization as being broken and filled with hypocrisy, Pompeo and Haley mentioned how they tried to work with other council members in order to reform the body, […]
Former FBI director James Comey on Tuesday said Hillary Clinton still doesn’t understand why she was being investigated by the FBI. Comey attended a panel discussion in Berlin, Germany to promote his memoir, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership, which in part recounts his tenure leading the FBI before President Donald Trump fired him last […]
Democrats are rejecting a Republican legislative proposal to address the southern border crisis, with one U.S. Senator telling President Donald Trump to “take that goddamn pen of yours” and change the policy of separating illegal immigrant parents from their children. The Trump administration has come under fire for its “zero tolerance” policy where all migrants […]
Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) on Tuesday castigated Republican lawmakers for calling special council Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation a witch hunt targeting President Donald Trump, arguing that Hillary Clinton was the only person connected to the 2016 presidential campaign to be “victimized by prosecutorial misconduct.” Jeffries also argued that James Comey was to blame for […]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) announced New York State intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration on the grounds that it is “violating the Constitutional rights of thousands of immigrant children” at the border. Cuomo tweeted out the announcement Tuesday afternoon. Democrats have pounded Trump over his “zero tolerance” policy of prosecuting […]
A lawsuit seeking to remove Arizona Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick’s name from the ballot this November could stymie the former congresswoman’s attempt to run for the House again. Kirkpatrick represented Arizona’s first congressional district beginning in 2009, but was voted out of office in the 2010 Republican wave election. She won back her seat in 2012 […]
Senators from both sides of the aisle have proposed legislation to end the separation of illegal immigrant families, prompting a new battle over how to ensure children’s safety and family integrity while also enforcing the law. The bills are prompted by the ongoing controversy surrounding the separation of children and their parents at the southwestern […]
Washington Free Beacon senior writer Elizabeth Harrington said Monday that FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page would have been better off working for George Soros or MSNBC. “Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Andrew Wiseman, all of these agents would have been better off working for George Soros or MSNBC rather than the upper echelons of the […]
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? 🤔
The Hill‘s media reporter (and Mediaite alum) Joe Concha had some sharp criticisms in the recent reporting of the immigration crisis occurring on the southern border. Fox News anchor Shannon Bream began by citing the amount of primetime broadcast coverage the IG report and Michael Horowitz‘s hearing on Capitol Hill received on Monday night in […]
Stephen Colbert has some tough words for Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders amid the fiery debate over the separation of illegal immigrant families at the southern border. “There are two ways to look t this story, either you could be horrified or you could work for Donald Trump,” Colbert told his audience. It was reported […]
Reverend Robert Jeffress defended President Trump on Tuesday night in the wake of a biblical debate over immigration. Fox News anchor Shannon Bream began by having Jeffress react to remarks made by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who went after the “dark ideas” of the Trump administration and cited “building walls,” “marginalizing” transgender people,” “not supporting […]
<p>Tuesday night, TVLand’s normally apolitical sitcom <em>Teachers</em> joined the ranks of TV shows ridiculing religious people. In the episode, “Of Lice and Men,” public school teacher Mary Louise (Katie O’Brien) walks in on her pastor masturbating to a picture of her boyfriend.</p>
On Tuesday night, Trevor Noah went after President Trump‘s “most trusted advisors”… Fox News hosts. Noah began by giving praise to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who was one of many politicians on both sides of the aisle calling for the separation of illegal immigrant families at the southern border to end. “I never thought I’d […]
Sparks flew on the set of Hannity Tuesday night as the Fox News host sparred with Geraldo Rivera over the separation of migrant families at the southern border. Sean Hannity first said Democrats were “playing politics” by not taking an immigration deal from President Donald Trump, telling both sides of the aisle to “fix the […]
<p>Chief Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes presented what was pitched as a CBS News investigation into state-level attorneys general who were getting a little too cozy with corporate lobbyists. But in reality, it targeted primarily Republican AGs while giving Democratic ones what amounted to a free pass. A double standard if ever there was one.</p>
Steve Cortes, an adviser to President Donald Trump, called undocumented migrants “invaders” when discussing the administration’s family separation policy at the US-Mexico border. “They’re not immigrants — they’re not immigrants! They’re invaders!” Shouted Cortes while on CNN today, shocking everyone on the panel. “If you come here without permission, you are an invader!” CNN anchor Erin Burnett who […]