Lawmakers approved the bill, 232-180, largely along party lines, marking the first time a chamber of Congress has passed a D.C. statehood bill. The legislation now goes to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it faces insurmountable opposition from GOP leaders. Aired on 6/26/2020.
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House Passes D.C. Statehood Bill; Outlook Is Dim In GOP-Controlled Senate | MSNBC