Skip to comments.Bipartisan bill introduced to make Puerto Rico the 51st State
Posted on 06/28/2018 2:02:29 AM PDT by SMGFan
June 28 (UPI) -- A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress on Wednesday calls to make Puerto Rico a state by 2021.
The Puerto Rico Admission Act of 2018 was introduced by Republican Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, a nonvoting members of Congress representing Puerto Rico and co-sponsored by 36 members of Congress, including 22 Republicans and 14 Democrats.
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Per capita income alone in PR makes Mississippi look like Connecticut.
Number 50 is a nice number
There would have to be an internal PR island vote, and I do not see that passing. But if this comes up, why not Guam?
Bi-partisan, my ass. As much as I like most Puerto Ricans that I know, I NEVER want Puerto Rico to be a state. It would have LEFTIST RAT SENATORS for all eternity and their Representative(s) would also be RAT(S) for eternity.
And their ELECTORAL VOTES would ALWAYS go to the RAT candidateALWAYS!
carve out a sensible state off of cali that doesn’t vote for Dims at the same time, problem solved.
Many residents left after the hurricane. More residents of Puerto Rico are free to move to the US.
Yes, I know. It stands that Puerto Rico should NOT be a state. In this weeks primary, a New York District with a large Puerto Rican populace just voted for a 28 year-old far left Socialist candidate to be their DEMOCRAT candidate for Congress.
I dont want two similar LEFTISTS added to our Senate clambering for FREE STUFF.
Guam only has 170K population. It does not have enough population
Why is a “nonvoting member of Congress” (whatever that is) introducing legislation?
Just what we need, another gangrenous limb.
A larger population would likely make Guam capsize anyway...
If we are not going to use PR as an aircraft carrier we should give it back to Spain.
We don’t need to make them a state.
A “non-voting member of Congress” is a violation of the Constitution of the United States of America. That’s what it is.
Bipartisan? this is an island full of rat voters with their hands out
Why not just give Puerto Rico independence?
Yep. The Progressive Globalists of both halves of the UniParty.
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