Report: Trump troubled by pot legalization votes this November

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However, marijuana legalization efforts tend to attract more progressive voters, which typically lean toward Democratic candidates. According to a report from The Daily Beast, the president discussed these fears with Republican strategists before blaming marijuana legalization initiatives for the 2018 defeat of former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in public. Biden on the other hand, although himself an opponent of full federal weed legalization, has tapped Senator Kamala Harris as his vice president. President Donald Trump is concerned cannabis legalization measures in several states on the November ballot could hurt his re-election chances, as well as those of fellow Republicans seeking political office this fall. Harris is the lead Senate sponsor of the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act and has come out in support of legalization during her own presidential campaign. 

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President Donald Trump is concerned cannabis legalization measures in several states on the November ballot could hurt his re-election chances, as well as those of fellow Republicans seeking political office this fall. 

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