On the Federal level? Marjuana is STILL a dangerous ILLEGAL substance.... The Trump admin can at ANY time seize account of state cleared marijuana businesses.... A group of US House Democrats would like to have legislation that would allow the banks cover against any … [Read more...] about House Democrats look to draft law for banks to handle marijuana business money….
Donald Trump campaigned AGAINST the Republican Party to get the parties nomination for President.... In doing so? He stole the parties voters from the lawmakers... He hasn't looked back to much since, going his own way to the dismay of lawmakers who know better, but … [Read more...] about Could Donald Trump be in the process of destroying the Grand ole’ Party?…Open Thread for Feb. 16, 2019….
Maybe.... Maybe NOT.... I said this when US Sec of State Pompeo came out with the news that President Trump was dropping out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty late last year.... Last I looked? The US Congress had the last word on Treaties between … [Read more...] about Will Congress go along with Trump’s LEAVING the US/Russian Nuclear Missile Treaty?
And now will seek to steal money Congress has allocated to other departments and agencies to build his dream 'Wall' so he can make a few rightwingnut media talking heads happy....Never mine that a good majority of Americans think the whole Border wall obsession is stupid and … [Read more...] about Trump goes ahead and throws down a Southern Border National Emergency….Screw Congress…Screw taxpayers…
One KNEW this was would be the outcome on this..... While President Donald Trump wanted a separate branch of the US Military for the US Space Force? Inside the Pentagon ? THAT was a nonstarter.... It was pointed out here that Congress has the final say on designating … [Read more...] about The US Space Force will be overseen by the US Air Force…..
Not in the legislation so far it seems... Back pay for contractors who went payless for the 35 day Trump border wall government shutdown... Much Less numbers of detentions for ICE to be able to do.... Extension of Violence Against Women Act.... DACA/Dreamers … [Read more...] about Democrats lose several things they wanted in the spending bill agreement …..
The bill would mandate background checks for ALL gun and rifle buying or transfers.... It has NO chance of passing in the Senate where Republicans have a majority.... This back and forth between the US House and Senate on legislation is going to happen often.... The House … [Read more...] about House Democrats move to pass a gun purchase background check bill….
The bill passed 92 to 8.... It will pass the House by the end of the month and Trump is expected to sign it into law.... Ah, Conservation and Republicans?..... Usually do NOT mix... And in these time of political differences in Washington DC? This thing sails … [Read more...] about The US Senate just passed the decade’s biggest conservation legislation….