Booker: Well, my response is that this is a crisis in our country because we have treated, issues of race, and poverty, mental health and addiction,
with locking people up and not lifting them up. And Mr. Vice President has said that since the 1970s
every major crime bill, every crime bill major and minor has had his name on it.
And sir those are your words, not, not mine. And this is one of those instances where the house was set on fire,
and you claimed responsibility for those laws. And you can’t just now come up with a plan to put out that fire. We have got to have far more bold action on criminal justice reform, Like having a true marijuana justice, which means that
we legalize it on a federal level and reinvest the profits in communities that have been
disproportionately targeted by marijuana enforcement