GOP Senator Claims DC Is A ‘War Zone,’ Fears For Staff Safety And Election Integrity

Sen. Roger Marshal (R-KS) raised alarms about the deteriorating safety conditions in Washington, D.C., describing the nation’s capital as a “war zone” amid the ongoing migrant crisis.

In an interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo, Marshall expressed fear for the lives and safety of his workers on Capitol Hill as they commute to and from work.

The senator is advocating for legislation that would mandate proof of citizenship for voting in D.C. elections. His proposed Demanding Citizenship in D.C. Elections Act seeks to ensure that only American citizens can participate in the district’s electoral process.

Marshall’s concerns come in response to the District of Columbia Board of Elections’ announcement that, starting in 2024, qualified non-citizen residents will be allowed to vote in local elections for offices such as Mayor, Attorney General and D.C. Council members.

However, non-citizens remain barred from voting in federal elections.
The senator warned that illegal migrants will “absolutely” be voting in the November elections, arguing that the distinction between local and federal elections will be blurred at polling booths. He emphasized that Congress oversees D.C. elections as it is a federal district, not a state, and called for the election of a mayor who will prioritize public safety.

Marshall accused Democrats and the DNC of undermining democracy and engaging in “election interference by design” by engineering what he termed the “larg