D.C. Statehood Support in the White House
Joe Biden (D)
President-Elect of the United States of America
@JoeBiden (6/25/20): “DC should be a state. Pass it on.”
51for51 (2/25/20): “Absolutely, I have for the last 28 years. Yes [with 51 votes in the Senate].”
Iowans for DC Statehood (2/3/20): Biden pictured with an Iowans for DC Statehood sign.
51for51 (8/8/19): “[The District of Columbia] should be a state… I have supported statehood for 36 years.”
NBC 4 Washington (7/31/19): “His deputy national press secretary said ‘his view is the same [as in 2015], and he supports it.’”
Iowans for DC Statehood (7/15/19): Biden said he would commit to work with Congress to get D.C. statehood.
Iowans for DC Statehood (5/1/19): Biden pictured with a D.C. Statehood pin.
WTOP News (1/16/15): “You should be a state.”
Mic (5/9/13): “There should be two Senators from the State of D.C.”
Kamala Harris (D)
Vice President-Elect of the United States of America
@SenKamalaHarris (6/25/20): “DC should be a state. Pass it on.”
51for51 (11/23/19): “I went to Howard University… Let me just tell you, I’m really clear about this. It is unfair on its face: taxation without representation – see I know the slogan. I know what I’m talking about. I’m there. I agree with you.”
@TyHobsonPowell (11/22/19): “No taxation without representation. I’m there.”
@SenKamalaHarris (9/19/19): “More than 700,000 Americans in Washington, D.C. are being denied full representation in Congress. This isn’t just undemocratic—it’s a longstanding injustice that must end. Proud to support #DCstatehood, which is finally getting a Congressional hearing today.”