Congress To Vote On Bill Next Week On Whether To Make Washington, D.C. A State

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The House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on whether to make Washington, D.C., a State.

The House Oversight Committee, chaired by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), voted the bill, H.R. 51, out of committee by a vote of 25-19 to create D.C. statehood Wednesday, Breitbart reported.

Mike DeBonis, for The Washington Post, tweeted Friday:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) tweeted on Wednesday:

Likewise, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) tweeted on Friday:

As reported by Breitbart:

The ultimate argument seems to be whether the 23rd Amendment guarantees the federal Capitol at least three electors in presidential elections, Rep. Any Biggs (R-AZ) suggested Wednesday.

Biggs’ view is supported by legal scholars, who opposed D.C. statehood’s feasibility without a Constitutional amendment to the 23rd Amendment. The Office of Legal Counsel in 2007 believed it was unconstitutional, the Justice Department under former President Reagan and former President Carter stated the transformation was unconstitutional, and so did Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, when he sat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The legislation is among those radical proposals the Democrats introduced in Biden’s first 100 days include: packing the courts, amnesty, reparations, federalized elections, D.C. statehood, and banning the Electoral College. Continued Below

Meanwhile, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) wrote on Twitter Friday: