"The president isn't restrained by present law to veto a bill and suggest if you take these out I'll sign the bill," said Rep. Robert C. Scott, Virginia Democrat. "We can essentially do what's in the bill now, has the president tried that?"
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"This way, the defendant is sentenced for what he or she actually did, not the form of cocaine involved," Mr. Scott said.
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