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White House Struggles To Defend Biden’s D.C. Legislation Decision After Outrage From Democrats

Posted on AllSides March 3rd, 2023
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The White House struggled to defend President Joe Biden’s decision to support a bill blocking Washington D.C. from overhauling its criminal code and voting rights laws. Biden announced Thursday that he would sign a Republican bill blocking D.C. from passing two bills reforming the criminal code and allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections. Congressional Democrats were outraged by the move. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre struggled to respond to the criticisms at Friday’s press briefing. “[T]he President has been very clear we need to do more to reduce...

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