Trump offered qualified support for legalisation while on the presidential campaign trail, saying that medical marijuana "should happen" and that laws regarding recreational usage should be left in the hands of individual states.
Gardner said he had lifted some holds earlier this year after "positive discussions with the DOJ" but that with Trump's assurances, he would be lifting all remaining ones.
Trump says he will back congressional efforts to protect states' rights to legal marijuana, according to a Republican senator. Satisfied, the first-term senator is now backing down from his nominee blockade. Gardner said Trump assured him he would support legislation "to fix this states' rights issue once and for all". "Late Wednesday, I received a commitment from the President that the Department of Justice's rescission of the Cole memo will not impact Colorado's legal marijuana industry".
The announcement has potential implications for all states with or considering legalized marijuana, as Trump also said he would support legislative solutions to solidifying cannabis policy as a state-by-state issue, not a federal one.
States with legalized pot can take a deep breath. Until then, it's just a promise, and accepting the promises of a pathological liar is never wise. "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.
The January memo from Sessions stated that prosecutors should use their discretion in weighing whether charges were warranted, rather than abiding by the Obama-era guidance. As a result, the Senator blocked all appointments for about 20 Justice Nominees.Читайте также: Volkswagen's new CEO wants change - and fast
"Clearly, we've expressed our frustration with the delay with a lot of our nominees and feel that too often, senators hijack a nominee for a policy solution", Short said. "But at the same time, we're anxious to get our team at the Department of Justice".
The White House is reportedly seeking to build a case for the firing of Rosenstein and has asked allies outside of the administration to publicly attack the deputy attorney general and Mueller's probe.
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