Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) spoke with Spotlight News' Chat Box host David Cruz about marijuana legalization and the midterms elections. With Republicans just one seat away from winning a majority of the House Of Representatives, Booker said Democrats should act on cannabis reform now during the lame-duck session or they could end up waiting many years for another chance. That is, until, Democratic Party takes Congress again.
“There’s a greater understanding on these issues—and I just have a feeling that we can get something done,” he said. “But the problem we have right now is the clock. There’s very little time in this lame duck and a lot of things that people want to do.”
During the lame-duck session, Democrats have until early January to use their majority positions in both chambers to act on the reform.
Booker said he spoke with Senate …