The nation’s capital is not safe. People are being murdered, robbed, and raped within a mile of where Congress gathers. Most of the victims are black.
Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer has overcome the objections of AG Merrick Garland and secured the appearance of US Attorney for DC Matthew Graves at a hearing next week. He’ll be seated next to Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Chief of Police Robert Contee.
Here’s the essence of the crime epidemic in D.C.:
It’s great that Congress shamed Biden into signing the DC crime bill, but until his US Attorney puts criminals behind bars, the city’s crime wave is going to continue.
We look forward to next week’s hearing.