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The U.S. Congress has proposed a bill to prohibit the government from conducting any preemptive strikes against North Korea.
A group of 65 lawmakers — led by U.S. Representative for California, Ro Khanna — submitted the bill named "No Unconstitutional Strike Against North Korea Act," last week, according to Congress.
Shortly after Amazon — a company worth more than $500 billion — announced last year it would be building a second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, it was deluged with hundreds of bids by municipalities and state governments offering all sorts of taxpayer giveaways to reel the company in.
Miral Patel feels guilty every time she fills her car with gas. Or every time she goes out to eat. When she buys her husband birthday gifts, she uses his credit card.
Dozens of lawmakers sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to reestablish military-to-military contact with North Korea in order to prevent any miscalculations that could evolve into "a great conflict, including nuclear war."
A newspaper report that said federal immigration officials are preparing to conduct massive raids in Northern California prompted a quick response from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra this week.
Yesterday, Representatives Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna introduced a house bill aimed to reform federal cannabis laws and foster healing in communities that prohibition has hurt most.
More than 30 lawmakers are calling on President Trump to reestablish military-to-military communications with North Korea.
“The U.S. should do all in its power to avoid misunderstandings that could escalate to a greater conflict, including nuclear war,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter to Trump on Thursday.
DRIVING THE DAY — CONGRESS HURTLES TOWARD A SHUTDOWN, write POLITICO’s Burgess Everett, John Bresnahan and Rachael Bade: “Congress is careening toward the first shutdown in more than four years, with Republicans and Democrats at a seemingly intractable impasse over government funding and the fates of young immigrants facing deportation.
The war on the war on weed has officially begun.
A group of House Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill to legalize marijuana at the federal level and expunge federal convictions for marijuana use or possession.
The bill, introduced by Reps. Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna of California and sponsored by 12 House Democrats, is a companion to Sen. Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act, introduced in the Senate last year.