cannabisnews.com: Part 2 of 2 - Transcript of Asa Hutchinson Hearing Part 2 of 2 - Transcript of Asa Hutchinson Hearing Posted by FoM on July 19, 2001 at 20:27:53 PT Transcripts Courtesy of MapInc. Source: MapInc. REP. HUTCHINSON: Mr. Chairman, can I just respond real quickly? SEN. LEAHY: Of course you can. REP. HUTCHINSON: -- and just express my appreciation to Senator Biden for your leadership. I think your leadership has made a difference, and I am grateful to you, and I am particularly grateful about the hope you expressed to the American people as to the progress that we have made. And you know I perhaps could have been wiser in reference to my criticism of General McCaffrey on not using the word "war," because I didn't mean to get into a semantical battle.