Trump vows to back law to protect marijuana industry

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug, a move that could lift a threat to the industry made by the U.S. attorney general just three months ago.

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  • Written by By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC over $1.6M Playmate payout

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump resigned from the Republican National Committee on Friday after it was revealed that he paid $1.6 million to a Playboy Playmate with whom he had an extramarital affair. The Playmate became pregnant and elected to have an abortion.

  • Written by By TOM LoBIANCO, CATHERINE LUCEY and MIKE BALSAMO , Associated Press

Justice watchdog: McCabe misled investigators on media

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department watchdog says fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators over his role in a news media disclosure.

  • Written by BY ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump and top Republicans dined on filet mignon at the White House this week, just hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his stunning retirement, Trump and Ryan's top lieutenant found themselves with a moment alone.

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  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press

Storm system spawns tornado in Arkansas, blizzards in Plains

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Midwest, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanketed much of the Northern Plains.

  • Written by By STEVE KARNOWSKI , Associated Press