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Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. just sent out this press release:
Thomas Withholds Endorsement of Democratic Presidential Candidate to Highlight District, Ward Issues
Washington, DC – Ward 5 Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr. announced today that he will refrain from officially endorsing either Democratic presidential candidate until he can discuss with each their positions statehood rights for the District of Columbia and key urban issues such as crime, unemployment, and economic revitalization of our inner city neighborhoods.
“I am honored to represent the residents of the District of Columbia in what is the most important election facing our nation in a lifetime,” said Councilmember Thomas. “I was elected to represent the District as an unpledged delegate, and I take that role seriously. I will evaluate each candidate and their viewpoints on providing DC with the voting rights we deserve. I will compare and assess each candidate’s plans for partnering with the Mayor and Council to bring jobs and economic revitalization to all corners of this great city. And most importantly, I will confer with my residents and fellow members of the Democratic party before making my decision,” said Thomas.
LL says: Hard to see him staying in the Hillary camp after backing out…