Canadian cannabis companies have already struck multibillion-dollar partnerships and joined major U.S. stock indexes, while marijuana remains illegal at the federal level in the U.S.
Democrats and liberal commentators have been quick to criticize the message as hypocritical, arguing that President Donald Trump himself has explicitly called for violence against his detractors.
Trump explodes on Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats, alleging moral hypocrisy and unfair treatment of Brett Kavanaugh after a sexual assault accusation.
In a letter to Trump, all Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee urged the president to pull Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
The suit, filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, is in relation to two Freedom of Information Act requests submitted by members of the committee in early August.
Control of Congress and the future of Donald Trump's presidency are on the line as the primary season closes this week.
In an email, William Burck, a lawyer in the Bush administration now overseeing the production of Kavanaugh's documents, said that he had approved Booker's request to release the documents Wednesday night.
In the exchange, Kavanaugh proposed deleting a line from a draft opinion article that said: "it is widely accepted by legal scholars across the board that Roe v. Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land."
Sen. Cory Booker has questioned Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings about an email designated "committee confidential," a label that reportedly bars senators from discussing its contents in open session.
The confirmation hearings of Trump's Supreme Court nominee got off to a raucous start, with Democratic lawmakers calling for the hearings to be adjourned.
The opening minutes of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing include a dramatic call from Democratic senators to adjourn as committee Chairman Chuck Grassley struggles to maintain order.
Meanwhile, a new poll shows that Kavanaugh's support from the public is narrower than usual for a Supreme Court nominee, another detail that could point to a tough confirmation process for the judge.
The Senate minority leader, the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and more than a dozen members of the Senate Foreign Relations committee all called on the president to cancel the meeting.
It's an argument without much basis in law or Supreme Court precedent, experts tell CNBC, but it could be politically effective.
Schultz is just one of several business titans whose possible political aspirations might influence the next campaign for the White House.
Sen. Cory Booker fell in line with other high-profile Democrats by vowing to stop accepting donations from corporate PACs.
Here's what we'll be watching for when President Trump marks the end of a year in office with his first formal State of the Union address.
New Jersey Senator, Cory Booker, makes a case for Amazon's HQ2 to come to Newark, New Jersey.
President Donald Trump has authoritarian tendencies, therefore checks and balances are needed to protect special counsels, says Sen. Cory Booker.
CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) discuss the possibility of another government shutdown as the government funding bill runs out and how New Jersey is the best home for Amazon's second headquarters.