Supporters formally ask Trump to pardon Leonard Peltier

Friday, June 08, 2018 3:55 p.m. CDT by Jim MonkFARGO (KFGO) - President Trump has been formally requested to grant a pardon, or sentence commutation for Leonard Peltier. Peltier is serving life in prison for the 1975 murders of two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. His trial was held …

McConnell Congratulates President Trump

  ‘I think it’s important for all Americans — regardless of party — to remember the significance of Inauguration Day, as we celebrate our nation’s rich electoral tradition and begin to move our country forward together.’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor …

Why Donald Trump’s Agenda for the Drug War Is the Dopiest Thing You’ve Ever Seen

A frightening mix of cruel and superficial. By Phillip Smith / AlterNet November 2, 2016 One means of judging the competing presidential candidates is to examine their actual policy prescriptions for dealing with serious issues facing the country. When it comes to drug policy, the contrasts between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump couldn't be more …

Trump argued that marijuana legalization should be decided on a state-by-state basis, without being more specific.

  By Jonathan Berr MoneyWatch November 11, 2016, 5:30 AM Will Team Trump bust the marijuana business? Supporters of the marijuana industry should be celebrating this week’s passage of eight state ballot measures to permit its use by adults. That promises to triple the industry’s size in coming years.  But harshing their buzz are several …