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Trump, senator strike deal on legalized marijuana

Trump, senator strike deal on legalized marijuana

Republican senator from Colorado on whether or not or not President Trump has the authority required to authorize a retaliatory strike on Assad regime, discusses Mike Pompeo's suitability to be secretary of state and potential settlement with the Trump administration to protect states' rights over the legalization of marijuana.

President Trump has promised to support congressional efforts to protect states that have legalized marijuana, according to Sen. After positive discussions with DOJ, Gardner lifted some of his holds but kept the rest in place until he received a full commitment that the guidelines of the Cole Memo would be respected. "Late Wednesday, I acquired a dedication from the President that the Division of Justice's rescission of the Cole memo shouldn't be going to impression Colorado's licensed marijuana enterprise".

Cory Gardner says Trump made the pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation.

"Since the effort, President Trump has consistently supported rsquo countries &; rights to decide how best to strategy bud", Gardner said.

Gardner has been pushing to reverse a decision made by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in January that removed prohibitions that kept federal prosecutors from pursuing cases against people who were following pot laws in states such as Colorado that have legalized the drug. "Furthermore, President Trump has assured me that he will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states' rights issue once and for all".

In retaliation, Gardner used his vitality as a senator to forestall consideration of any nominees for the Division of Justice - a uncommon step for a senator to utilize in opposition to an administration run by one different member of his event. Only a fool would bet any money on it.

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Gardner, whose home state legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, reacted by promising to block all Justice Department nominations. Until then, it's just a promise, and accepting the promises of a pathological liar is never wise.

Sessions did not immediately react to the development, but a source familiar with the matter told the Daily News that the Justice Department had not been consulted before Trump's phone call. "We're consulting Congress about issues including states' rights of which the president is a firm believer and the statement that the senator put out earlier today is accurate", she said.

All through the 2016 presidential advertising marketing campaign, candidate Trump talked about states must have the power to resolve their very personal marijuana insurance coverage insurance policies. "But at the same time, we're anxious to get our team at the Department of Justice".

By contrast, federal law defines the marijuana plant as a "Schedule I" prohibited substance that lacks "currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States".

In addition to Gardner's holds, DOJ has faced notable bipartisan pushback from Capitol Hill when it comes to marijuana.


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