11 Oct 2022

US: Tough crime talk, dope pardons, CHIPS money

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 11 October 2022

US correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben joins Kathryn to talk about Republicans' focus on rising crime levels - as a way to counter Democrats' strengths on the issue of abortion. President Biden announced thousands of marijuana offenders will be pardoned, as the drug becomes more legal and widely used. And billions of dollars is flowing following the passing of the CHIPS Act in August as a way to shore up the US semiconductor industry.