The Truth About DC Statehood

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted along party lines to establish Washington, DC as the 51st state. The areas surrounding the National Mall, White House, and Capitol Hill would remain a federal district. The remainder of DC would be granted statehood and be known as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth (named after Frederick Douglass). Democrats claim the push for statehood is in the best interest of the area’s residents. But in reality, it has nothing to do with these folks and everything to do with power. Washington is…

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