Sessions Appears Headed to a Full Senate Vote

The nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President Trump’s pick for attorney general, appeared to be on its way to a full Senate vote early Tuesday afternoon, as members of the Senate Judiciary Committee revealed the reasons for their intended votes. Through Tuesday afternoon it looked like a strict party line vote. If the pattern holds true through the roll call vote tomorrow morning, the committee will send the Sessions nomination to the Senate floor with an 11-9 favorable vote. The full Senate could vote on the nomination as early as Thursday. Continue reading “Sessions Appears Headed to a Full Senate Vote”

Another Day, Another Anti-Marijuana Cabinet Appointee by Trump

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday named Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) as his pick for Health and Human Services secretary, a position that could offer the anti-marijuana legislator more control over medical access to the drug. Continue reading “Another Day, Another Anti-Marijuana Cabinet Appointee by Trump”