The Hill

Steve Bannon Says “Catholic Church Needs Illegal Aliens”

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon in a new interview slammed the Catholic Church for its stance on immigration, saying leaders “need illegal aliens to to fill the churches.” Bannon told “60 Minutes” that the Catholic Church has been “terrible about” immigration when Charlie Rose noted that Cardinal Timothy Dolan in New York opposed President Trump’s […]

Greg Nash

New Jersey Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Tuesday introduced legislation to end the federal prohibition on marijuana and encourage states to legalize pot. The legislation would amend the Controlled Substance Act to eliminate marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 drug — a move that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. It would also try to incentivize states to legalize […]

Washington Post

Jeff Sessions Asked Congress To Allow Him To Prosecute In Medical Marijuana States

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014, according to a May letter that became public Monday. The protections, known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, prohibit the Justice Department from using federal funds to prevent certain states “from implementing their own State laws […]

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“An Island In The Pacific” Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Block Travel Ban

First, candidate Donald Trump said a judge of Mexican descent couldn’t give him a fair hearing. Now, President Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is suggesting that a judge from Hawaii — which he dismissively labels “an island in the Pacific” — should not be able to strike down Trump’s travel ban. Here’s what Sessions told radio host […]