WASHINGTON -- After Republican lawmakers sought to tie the White House to the General Services Administration scandal, Rep. John Mica (R) on Tuesday conceded that the repeated hearings on the subject are an attempt to "score political points," an admission he then retracted while holding they are part of an effort to label President Barack Obama "as a big spender." "Are you scoring political points?"
Blue Biggs Jasper stone. Blue Biggs Jasper is a silicated volcanic ash. It was formed during a volcanic eruption and is part of a Miocene series of rocks called the John Day Formation, near Biggs, Oregon, USA. It is a decorative stone used for jewellery and trinkets.
Rep John Mica's subcommittee will hold a hearing in May on DC's marijuana decrim law. The decrim bill passed by DC Council in Feb, signed by DC Mayor Gray late Mar. Before it can go into effect, Congress has 60 days to disapprove it. DC Del Eleanor Norton: 'It is inappropriate to hold a hearing on the local marijuana laws of only 1 jurisdiction - DC, when 18 states have decrimed pot, 21 states have legalized med MJ & 2 states have legalized it' (Photo - Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)