While Republicans argue that Democrats are seeking DC statehood to cement power, the push for full representation previously had bipartisan support.
Hice made the false statement during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing for H.R. 51, the bill that would grant statehood to the District.
Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says the invasion of the Capitol Wednesday was “textbook terrorism” and what President Donald Trump “wanted to happen.” She criticised the Capitol Police for security failures and called for an investigation. Bowser also renewed calls for DC statehood, saying that if she were a governor […]