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On Sunday's Meet The Press, host Chuck Todd hosted three D.C. bigwigs who all have one very obvious thing in common: their gender.

D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser, Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson and the D.C. Chief of Police Cathy Lanier appeared on the show to call attention to the fact that our nation's capital is the only top 50 American city with women in all three positions, The Washington Post reports.

And Todd's intention for the interview quickly became apparent when he asked Chief Lanier about how hard it must be for a woman to have her job.

But this no-nonsense lady was having none of it and had a hard time concealing her opinion of his question:

"Well, you know, I don't think your gender really matters in this line of work.

Like most uniformed services, if you come to work and work hard every day, and you have, you know, a reputation for being a hard worker, cops really don't care if you're male or female, or black or white.

And neither does the community."

Her response shut down any notion that her job is at all different because of her gender and highlighted why her community is lucky to have her.

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