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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That, and according to one of the esteemed members of the CBC, Hank Johnson, GA (D), it’ll tip over if so much as 8K Marines get stationed there...
Kind of like the Missouri Compromise.
One Slave state (democrat), one Free state.
Just say no.
I vote for independence. So PR will no longer be dependent on American taxpayers. Adios, PR.
Absolutely no statehood for the corrupt democrat backwater.
Give honorably discharged Vets a free parcel in PR, a manufactured home loan with an agreement to live on the island for at least 5 years. When the island has a Vet majority, consider PR for inclusion as a County of Florida.
Those Republicans must be removed. Guaranteeing two more RAT senators and some RAT congresscritters can only do harm.
Nothing in the Constitution says there is a minimum population for statehood.
I would rather give them their independence.
The Uniparty already decided for US that PR would be the 51st state.
It was the weasel Eric Cantor’s vote for PR statehood that made me determined to remove him from office.
Id say cut it loose to be independent. I dont think P.R. belongs as a state.
As a Native Floridian.....how about no? How does No sound to you?
You realize were still holding the line again all the socialist Yankees in Miami and keeping Florida as a red state most of the time right? You want to tip the 3rd largest state with its 29 electoral votes to the Democrats?
False (though 170,000 would be enough for admission).
Not no but HELL NO.
OK so then where is that in the Constitution? I'm not seeing it?
Forget Spain, invite the Cuban army to come occupy it.
PR’s I knew in the military admired everything Cuban & thought Castro got a raw deal from the U.S. Some boasted about never having voted in a Presidential election.
Their political culture is corrupt and they only take, not give. Grant them independence and Cuba will annex PR. Problem solved.
Not so long ago Singapore was like today’s Puerto Rico.
PR would be another NJ in a tropical setting.
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