What Trump now says about allowing states like NJ to legalize marijuana

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has endorsed congressional efforts to protect states that have legalized marijuana from federal action.

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said Friday that Trump made the commitment in a phone call. In return, Gardner, a member of Senate leadership as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said he would no longer block confirmation of Trump’s nominees to several Justice Department posts.

“President Trump has assured me that he will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states’ rights issue once and for all,” Gardner said in a statement. “My colleagues and I are continuing to work diligently on a

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