We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government reform has adopted a two-year agenda that includes intense involvement in local issues in the District of Columbia. D.C. advocates are crying foul at the prospect of the city losing autonomy to a group of lawmakers elected by voters from elsewhere and the possibility of interference on issues like gun safety and “death with dignity.” But the committee’s leader says Congress is only exercising its responsibility to oversee the District as laid out by the constitution. Kojo explores the landscape for D.C. autonomy in this Congress.
- Roger Pilon Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies at the CATO Institute
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