Gary Johnson Just Said He Wants To Do Something Pretty Big

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party nominee for President has come out in support of statehood for Washington, D.C.

Johnson’s position on the matter puts himself in line with the expected official position of the Democratic Party as well.

So could D.C. actually become a full fledged state?

Probably not.

The Washington Post calls the effort a “longshot” as it would require a massive bi-partisan effort on multiple levels of government.

But Johnson’s statement in support of D.C. statehood could be a moment of change as it marks a high profile non Democratic political who supports the effort.

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