Starting inaguration weekend, President Obama’s limo will sport Washington, D.C.’s “Taxation Without Represenation” license plates, the White House confirmed to TPM Tuesday. The new plates will remain for the duration of Obama’s second term.
“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,” White House spokesman Keith Maley 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.”
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray thanked the president on Twitter.
— Vincent C. Gray (@mayorvincegray) January 15, 2013
h/t Washington Post