A House Republican wants to attach Washington, D.C., on to Maryland rather than giving the nation’s capital statehood. But Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin isn’t interested. Cardin, a Democrat, on Wednesday blasted a Republican proposal by South Dakota Rep. Dusty Johnson that would circumvent the need to grant the district statehood by merging the D.C. suburbs into the surrounding state of Maryland.
Maryland senator blasts GOP effort to attach DC to his state
January 28, 2021