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President Biden asked to get involved in competition over the new FBI headquarters

March 14th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The competition between Maryland and Virginia over the new FBI headquarters picked up over the last week as both sides made what’s believed to be their final pitches to leaders from the GSA and FBI. Now, one side is asking President Joe Biden to get involved. The day after their meeting, leaders from Maryland sent a three-page letter to the president asking him to also reiterate to GSA and FBI leaders what he expects out of the process, and made a public statement about racial equity that had been whispered in frustration for months. The letter begins by citing a pair of executive orders issued by the president about equity on his first day in office, and a follow up last month. They argue that the decision of where to locate the new facility “has the potential to be a shining example of the integrity of those executive orders.”. Maryland U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen…