Washington, D.C.

Obama Limos to Wear "Taxation Without Representation" Plates

In solidarity with movement to give D.C. Congressional representation


President Obama has finally decided to outfit his official presidential vehicles with license plates that read "Taxation Without Representation," in a sign of solidarity with Washington, D.C. residents looking for representation in Congress.

The presidential fleet will bear the signs beginning inauguration weekend, the White House confirmed today.

"President Obama has lived in the District now for four years, and has seen first-hand how patently unfair it is for working families in D.C. to work hard, raise children and pay taxes, without having a vote in Congress," the White House said in a statement. "Attaching these plates to the presidential vehicles demonstrates the President's commitment to the principle of full representation for the people of the District of Columbia and his willingness to fight for voting rights, Home Rule and budget autonomy for the District."