House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., held a signing ceremony last week for a Republican-led resolution to repeal Washington, D.C.’s criminal code law. With bipartisan support, the resolution now heads to Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.
“We are sending a message to every city, to every county, to every state, that no longer will Washington be soft on crime,” McCarthy stated during the resolution signing on Friday. “No longer will we be defunding the police. No longer will we be softening sentences. A new Republican majority changes the course.”
With the repeal of the soft-on-crime DC criminal code, this new Republican Congress is sending a message:
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We back the blue—and we will fight to keep communities across America safe. pic.twitter.com/ORwn1FTOza
— Kevin McCarthy (@SpeakerMcCarthy)
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