Newt’s World – Episode 236: The Case Against D.C. Statehood

For the second time in history, H.R. 51, known as the Washington D.C. Admission Act, passed the House yesterday on a party-line vote of 216 Democrats voting for and 208 Republicans voting against. On Apr. 13, Twenty-two attorneys general sent a letter to President Biden and the leaders of Congress opposing bills to make the District of Columbia a state. They argue it is unconstitutional. Newt’s guest for his latest podcast is Alan Wilson, attorney general of South Carolina.

Guest: Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson

SC AG Alan Wilson Leads Coalition of 22 AGs in Sending Letter to President and Congress Opposing D.C. Statehood as Unconstitutional

Letter from AG Wilson

H.R. 51 – Washington D.C. Admission Act

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