House Republicans push to rename DC international airport after Trump

From WWW.FOXNEWS.COM

FIRST ON FOX: A group of House Republicans is pushing to rename Washington, D. C.'s, main international airport after former President Trump.

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., the House GOP's chief deputy whip, introduced the bill Friday along with six cosponsors.

"In my lifetime, our nation has never been greater than under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump," Reschenthaler told Fox News Digital. "As millions of domestic and international travelers fly through the airport, there is no better symbol of freedom, prosperity and strength than hearing ‘Welcome to Trump International Airport’ as they land on American soil."

Legislative text obtained by Fox News Digital on Monday showed that, if passed, "the Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia shall after the date of the enactment of this Act be known and designated as the ‘Donald J. Trump International Airport.'"

"Any reference in any law, regulation, map, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the airport referred to in subsection (a) shall be considered to be a reference to the Donald J. Trump International Airport," the brief bill said.

Reschenthaler's bill is also backed by Reps. Michael Waltz, R-Fla.; Andy Ogles, R-Tenn.; Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.; Paul Gosar, R-Ariz.; Barry Moore, R-Ala.; and Troy Nehls, R-Texas, according to the website Congress.gov.

The bill has little chance of being taken up by the Democrat-controlled Senate, but if passed, it would be the second D. C.-area airport named for a Republican commander in chief after Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.... (Read more)

Submitted 17 days ago


Latest News