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Pruitt indicated in a May signing statement the EPA will consider the late Scalia's plural opinion. He disagreed that the EPA has far wider jurisdiction on waters.
In a signing statement accompanying the latest federal budget, which includes the medical marijuana protections known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, Trump said that he reserves the right to defy the rider in order to uphold his "constitutional ...
What's more, President Donald Trump promised during the campaign that he would not crack down on states over medical marijuana.
After Congress rejected Sessions' request, President Trump signed the bill but issued a statement implying that he might ignore the rider if that was necessary to meet his "constitutional responsibility to take care that the laws be faithfully executed ...
But much of what it says is, I think, broadly applicable to presidential statements made via twitter. Which president or presidents gets credit for being the first to use rhetoric to shape the presidency? political scientist Jeffrey Tulis' seminal "The ...
Given President Donald Trump's signing statement earlier this month that he'd treat the federal medical marijuana protections "consistently with my constitutional responsibility to take care that the laws be faithfully executed," the attorney general's ...
Hickenlooper in a signing statement acknowledged that the bill is not perfect, but he felt it was important enough to sign.
That has occurred in part due to acquisitive administrations, and also because Congress routinely punts tough policy decisions to the White House by giving deference to presidents. This slide away from the intent of the ... Congress has let this misuse ...
President Trump, who said throughout his entire campaign that he supports medical marijuana "100 percent," does not appear to have a heavy hand in determining the fate of marijuana legalization.
President Trump had expressed some support for medical marijuana in the past, for example. ... Trump's signing statement for the Consolidated Appropriations Act declared that the federal government would indeed crack down in medical marijuana states.
President Trump made his intentions loud and clear in recent weeks when he turned rhetoric into policy with his signing statement to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, declaring the federal government's intention to prosecute and punish states and ...
That means more mandatory minimum sentences for federal drug crimes, a policy that the Justice Department administration had backed away from under President Barack Obama. In the latter years of the Obama administration, Attorney ... But in signing the ...
President Trump made his intentions loud and clear in recent weeks when he turned rhetoric into policy with his signing statement to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, declaring the federal government's intention to prosecute and punish states and ...
However, alongside the bill, President Trump issued a "signing statement," which is a tool by which the President may offer commentary regarding the bill being signed into law. While President Trump commented on several aspects of the spending bill, ...
During the presidential campaign, Trump signaled that he would leave medicinal marijuana to individual states. However, his position as president has been less clear. The omnibus spending bill passed earlier this month aimed at keeping the government ...
I know for my part I would prefer the Joint Chiefs Of Staff recommend if we should enter any armed conflicts or occupy foreign countries rather than combine the role of president with the responsibility of being Commander in Chief of the armed forces.
In signing the 2017 omnibus spending bill, President Trump released a signing statement that questioned the constitutionality of the act.
Many historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) still are in the process of rebuilding their student base after a precipitous decline in enrollments that began with a change in how the Parent PLUS loans were granted, and others face budgetary ...
Due to the signing statement that President Trump issued when approving the Act, however, we may have blogged too soon.
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has pledged "unwavering support" for the critical educational missions of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), invited leaders of those institutions to the White House and even dispatched his ...
Repeatedly during his first 100 days, President Donald J. Trump signaled to the leaders and supporters of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that the federal support on which HBCUs depend would remain a priority under his ...
There's a lot of huffing and puffing about marijuana coming out of Washington, D.C., and you never know what an embattled and unpredictable President Donald Trump might do. When signing the federal spending bill, which says the Justice Department may ...
Due to the signing statement that President Trump issued when approving the Act, however, we may have blogged too soon.
President Donald Trump invited presidents of HBCUs to the Oval Office. Nat Glover, president of Edward Waters ... In a signing statement, he questioned funding universities associated with a specific race. That was out of line because HBCUs do not ...
Schmidt says that Trump, in a recent signing statement on an appropriations bill, stated that restrictions on congressional funding, which prohibited their use of transferring detainees to the mainland, interfered with the president's authority as ...
In his signing statement on the omnibus appropriations bill, President Trump said certain provisions "allocate benefits on the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender," and he'd treat those provisions as required by the constitutional principle of equal ...
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Repeatedly during his first 100 days, President Donald J. Trump signaled to the leaders and supporters of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that the federal support on which HBCUs depend would remain a ...
What would actually happen if Trump rescinded a national monument?
However, as President Trump so arrogantly put it in a recent signing statement, "I will treat this provision consistently with my constitutional responsibility to take care that the laws be faithfully executed.
(Trice Edney Wire) - Repeatedly during his first 100 days, President Donald J. Trump signaled to the leaders and supporters of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that the federal support on which HBCUs depend would remain a priority ...
Following the public release of President Trump's signing statement, UNCF sought clarification from the White House and received informal assurance from White House officials that the paragraph is not intended to indicate any policy change toward HBCUs ...
What they might not have expected was the slap in the face the White House delivered this month in the form of a "signing statement" that questioned whether directing low-cost construction loans to historically Black schools was constitutional. Given ...
In a "signing statement" that accompanied Trump's signature on the bill passed this month to keep the government open, the president noted a handful of objections on legal grounds, including to a provision that prohibits his administration from ...
In a "signing statement" that accompanied Trump's signature on the bill passed this month to keep the government open, the president noted a handful of objections on legal grounds, including to a provision that prohibits his administration from ...
All of this could be in question, however, after President Donald Trump appeared to backpedal on his support for medical marijuana, which he touted during the presidential campaign season. In a signing statement issued earlier this month, Trump ...
In conjunction with signing the Congressional budget, the President issued a signing statement that highlighted section 537, which states that the Department of Justice may not use any funds to prevent implementation of medical cannabis laws by various ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, speaks as Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens after the pair toured the ports of entry and met with Department of Justice and DHS personnel in El Paso, Texas, Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Earlier this month, President Trump's signing statement for a budget bill suggested a key aid program for black colleges was unconstitutional.
AP/Susan Walsh, PoolJoan Larsen, justice of the Michigan Supreme Court and President Trump's nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S.
"I will treat this provision consistently with my constitutional responsibility to take care that the laws be faithfully executed," President Trump wrote in his signing statement, according to a Summit Daily report. While previous presidents have made ...
In his signing statement on the Omnibus appropriations bill,[President] Trump signaled that he may not implement construction funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities due to sup-posed constitutional concerns.
But in Trump's May 5 signing statement on the law, the Republican president delineated which provisions of the bill "would, in certain circumstances, unconstitutionally limit my ability" as commander-in-chief.
Coming less than a week after the president used a signing statement to question the legality of funding any historically black college or university, there was a lot of anti-Trump administration feeling at the university.
On one hand, Congress passed a $1 trillion spending bill last week that extends a rule barring the federal government from using funds to block state marijuana laws.
That was when the president and his team attached a signing statement, those memorandums that presidents sometimes add to legislation to announce their disagreement with a law or intention to ignore part of it.
Members of America's medical marijuana industry thought they could breathe a sigh of relief last week when President Trump signed that rider into law along with the rest of the latest spending bill.
(Your administration seems to issue a lot of them after presidential pronouncements or predawn tweets. Just get it right the first time.
Gage Skidmore / Flickr.comPresident Donald Trump has announced the names of 10 nominees he is putting forward to fill vacancies on federal courts around the country.
Congress recently passed a provision prohibiting the Justice Department from using federal funds to go after state medical marijuana laws, but now, President ...
Unicorn Frapp * President Trump included a signing statement when approving the funding legislation that will keep the government running through the end of September.


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