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Lawmakers deride Kashkari's call for them to be drug-tested
Lawmakers deride Kashkari's call for them to be drug-tested

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari’s proposal Friday to require state legislators and other elected officials to undergo annual drug tests was met with derision from lawmakers. “If the architect of George W. Bush’s Wall Street bailouts thinks he has any credibility on this or any other legislative issue, then he must be the one smoking something,” said Senate President Pro Tem–elect Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles). Kashkari was guest host of the Mark Larson radio show on KCBQ-AM (1170) in San Diego on Friday when he raised the issue.  “I think we should drug-test the legislators,” he said. “Why don’t we,...

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