Colorado’s chief law enforcement officer says she’s prepared to take on the federal government if the Trump administration threatens the state’s recreational marijuana industry.
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Word that the White House could begin cracking down on the marijuana trade in states that have legalized the drug drew swift rebuke Thursday from Democratic lawmakers in Colorado, the first state to cultivate a recreational pot industry.
A political quarrel erupted earlier this month, garnering the attention of national media, after a state Republican lawmaker accused his hometown newspaper of publishing “fake news” and was subsequently threatened with a lawsuit. At the center of the fray: Sen. Ray Scott, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel and the delay of a hearing for Senate […]
Introducing a panel of foreign policy and national security experts convened on Thursday, Feb. 16, to sort out the impact of President Donald Trump on global security, moderator Samuel Rascoff recalled remarks — possibly apocryphal — attributed to Zhou Enlai on the occasion of President Nixon’s groundbreaking 1972 visit to the Chinese mainland. Asked what […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper laughed at the suggestion but wouldn’t rule out a run for president in 2020 in an appearance Monday evening on CNN’s OutFront with Erin Burnett show.
One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump’s White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing. The disarray outside the president’s front door, […]
President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach, Florida, club and said McMaster is “a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience.” Sitting next […]
Yes, there needs to be an investigation, but not necessarily of General Mike Flynn. Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware and Chuckie Schumer of New York demand to know when President Trump knew what he knew and when did he know whatever he knew about General Mike Flynn’s conversation with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Democratic […]
Did you receive President Trump’s “Mainstream Media Accountability Survey”? It arrived in the email boxes of Trump campaign supporters today. It’s more evidence in the growing pile that the White House has landed on the way it plans to right the ship. The stumbles of the first weeks of the administration, according to a “senior […]