Biden Sides With Republicans, Blocks DC’s New Crime Law

Posted on AllSides March 20th, 2023
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The D.C. crime law — called the “Council’s Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022” and passed by the D.C. Council — would’ve lowered penalties for a number of violent criminal offenses including carjackings and robberies. House Republicans introduced a disapproval resolution in February to block the law from going into place. Biden previously vowed he would sign the disapproval measure if it came to his desk, pledging support for “D.C. Statehood and home-rule” but not “lowering penalties for carjackings.” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Biden would sign the...

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