D.C. Property Owner, Missouri Sen. McCaskill Wants to ‘Prioritize D.C. First’ for Statehood

Washington Free Beacon | 3/28/2018 | Jack Heretik
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Washington, D.C. property owner Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) wants the district to receive priority for statehood ahead of contenders like Puerto Rico.

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McCaskill, who is up for reelection this year, was at a forum at Missouri State University on Tuesday where she was asked a question about Puerto Rico becoming a state.

"Do you support Puerto Rico becoming a state?" McCaskill said, reading a question from an audience member.

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"I would be fine with Puerto Rico becoming a state, but I’d rather see the District of Columbia become a state first," McCaskill answered.

"It’s really unfair to...
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