Here’s a possible rewrite: “Biden pledges to approve Republican-supported disapproval of criminal code revision, prompting accusations of betrayal towards D.C.”

Here’s a possible rewrite: On Thursday, President Joe Biden declared his intention to endorse a Republican-backed resolution that would invalidate the recent overhaul of D.C.’s local criminal code. Despite being an advocate for D.C. statehood and home-rule, the president’s tweet showcased a contradictory stance: he supports some changes made by the D.C. Council but not others, such as reduced penalties for carjackings. If the Senate moves forward with overturning the Council’s decision, Biden stated that he will sign the resolution.

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