Category Archives: National News

U.S. Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Cannabis Industry’s Banking Challenges [VIDEO]

U.S. Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Cannabis Industry’s Banking Challenges [VIDEO]

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing to discuss the various financial challenges facing the legal cannabis industry. Right now, due to older banking regulations, banks who hold accounts of legal marijuana dispensaries face the possibility of felony charges being brought against them under federal money laundering laws.

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Armed Mexican Troops Block Migrants At Southern Border After Tariff Talks Tank

Armed Mexican Troops Block Migrants At Southern Border After Tariff Talks Tank

One day after US and Mexican negotiators failed to reach a deal to prevent punitive US tariffs from going into effect over border security, Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed into Mexico from Guatemala in a caravan on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the response from Mexico marks a major step in compliance with President Trump’s demands that the country halt the flow of illegal immigration, primarily from Central America, in order to avoid 5% tariffs which are set to begin on Monday.

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Trump Admin Backs Off Plan To Dump Illegals In Florida – What About San Diego?

Trump Admin Backs Off Plan To Dump Illegals In Florida – What About San Diego?

Following immense backlash from state lawmakers, the Trump administration is backing off a plan to send thousands of migrants to South Florida.  But, in addition to the two Florida counties, San Diego will receive hundreds of migrant families from South Texas.  The Border Patrol said that it was also considering distributing apprehended border-crossers to Detroit, Miami and Buffalo, New York.

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Trump Threatens To Dump Migrants In Sanctuary Cities

Trump Threatens To Dump Migrants In Sanctuary Cities

The White House is considering transferring immigrants detained at the southern border to Democrat-controlled “sanctuary cities.” After reports surfaced that the idea was brought up twice and shot down by attorneys from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), President Trump tweeted on Friday that his administration is “indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal immigrants in Sanctuary Cities only,” adding “The Radical Left always seems to have an Open Borders, Open Arms policy – so this should make them very happy!”

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California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

A joint study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California at Davis Violence Prevention Research Program found that California’s much-touted mandated background checks had no impact on gun deaths, and researchers are puzzled as to why. The findings—which run counter to the conventional wisdom that gun control saves lives—have received almost no media attention.

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