The President is a Threat to Congress and D.C.

Lindsay Chervinsky, Ph.D.
4 min readJan 7, 2021

The Framers of the Constitution created a federal district because they didn’t want any one state to have too much power over the Federal Government. The political balance of power has changed — the president is now a threat to Congress and the citizens of D.C. It is time for the District of Columbia to attain statehood and obtain power over its own security forces in order to protect its residents and Congress.

On June 20, 1783, roughly 400 Continental Army soldiers marched to the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) and barred…

Lindsay Chervinsky, Ph.D.

Historian. Writer. Speaker. Author of THE CABINET.