The Democrats have taken another dangerous step towards total power as they have passed a bill granting statehood to Washington D.C. This comes just days after Biden opened the door for packing the Supreme Court with 4 new justices. This is becoming one of the most blatant power grabs in American history.
Here’s the breaking report from the Daily Caller:
“The House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday which would give statehood to Washington, D.C., making it the 51st state in the U.S. H.R. 51 passed the House 216-208. The bill would designate “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth” as the 51st state while still having a separate federal district.”
Republicans say that the move is unconstitutional and rightly point out that Democrats want D.C. statehood in order to add two Democratic senators in Congress as well as one Democratic representative in the House.
“The Democrats’ D.C. statehood scheme is about two things: consolidating power and enacting radical policies. The American people see right through this blatant power grab” Kevin McCarthy said before the vote.
The bill now advances to the Senate, where Republicans will have to rely on moderate Democrats like Joe Manchin to help them strike it down.
Many other conservatives sounded off on Twitter:
It doesn’t matter if it’s COVID lockdowns, open borders, banning voter ID laws, socialist healthcare or now the just-passed unconstitutional DC Statehood.
These Democrat policies aren’t about protecting your freedoms.
They’re about Democrat control. That’s it.
— Mark Meadows (@MarkMeadows) April 22, 2021
DC statehood can only happen by constitutional amendment.
The founders designed the district because federal government needs to have independent control over the seat of government.
Imagine federal government beholden to California or Texas for its needs.
Read Federalist 43.
— Jenna Ellis (@JennaEllisEsq) April 22, 2021
They’re packing the courts and just voted for DC statehood. It’s not even Day 100.
— Buzz Patterson (@BuzzPatterson) April 22, 2021
Ted Cruz also unloaded on the decision, saying “What Senate Democrats and House Democrats are trying to do is fundamentally corrupt, their first priority is to change the rules to stay in power.”
Sen. @tedcruz on DC statehood and Supreme Court expansion: "What Senate Democrats and House Democrats are trying to do is fundamentally corrupt, their first priority is to change the rules to stay in power." pic.twitter.com/Er9fNfJfqd
— The Hill (@thehill) April 22, 2021
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