Politician Info
F Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R - WA)

Holds office U.S. House District 5

Candidate in race for U.S. House District 5

Comments

Question: "As [Attorney General] Jeff Sessions has publicly stated, he intends to prosecute marijuana users and businesses. Are you agreeing with that?!" Perry asked. He shook his head incredulously. "Or are you against that stand? I'm very interested to know."

Answer: "Right now it's against the law at the federal level," McMorris Rodgers said in her response. "I would support his efforts."
Jan 11/2018
https://www.inlander.com/spokane/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-actions-against-legalized-marijuana-have-put-republican-politicians-like-cathy-mcmorris-rodgers-in-a-tough-spo/Content?oid=7619379

"I think marijuana is a part of leading to more abuse and more addiction in this country," she said.
1/11/18 https://www.inlander.com/spokane/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-actions-against-legalized-marijuana-have-put-republican-politicians-like-cathy-mcmorris-rodgers-in-a-tough-spo/Content?oid=7619379


I think about my kids," she said. "I think about access to marijuana and the other drugs that I believe it leads to. Right now, it's against the law at the federal level, and until it's changed at the federal level, I would support his efforts. 8/11/17 http://www.kxly.com/news/local-news/spokane/mcmorris-rodgers-explains-stance-on-legal-usage-of-marijuana-at-town-hall/603351808

When asked why she opposed the legal usage of marijuana and Attorney General Sessions' efforts."I think about my kids," she said. "I think about access to marijuana and the other drugs that I believe it leads to. Right now, it's against the law at the federal level, and until it's changed at the federal level, I would support his efforts." 6/11/17 https://www.kxly.com/news/local-news/spokane/mcmorris-rodgers-explains-stance-on-legal-usage-of-marijuana-at-town-hall/603351808 McMorris Rodgers on Marijuana, Women in Politics and GOP Agenda 2/5/16 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXvS_tyspDM

Votes
2019: The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595
Yes
2019: Blumenauer/McClintock/Norton Amendment to Protect Legalization
No
2016: Veterans Equal Access Amendment
No
2015: Rohrabacher/Farr Amendment to Protect Medical
No
2015: McClintock/Polis Amendment to Protect Legalization
No
Contact Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Email: http://mcmorris.house.gov/contact/

Web: https://mcmorris.house.gov/

Phone: 202-225-2006

Address

1035 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

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