FROM David Downs
Sean Parker Pot Bill Makes California’s November Ballot A measure that would legalize recreational marijuana has officially made it to the ballot in California. Voters will decide in November whether to adopt the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, the so-called Sean Parker initiative, the first of around 20 different ballot measures in the state to qualify for the ballot. The measure would make it legal for adults age twenty-one and older to purchase, transport, and consume up to an ounce of pot. What’s in the bill?
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?