Biden to Call Efforts to Restrict Voting ‘Authoritarian’ in Speech -White House | U.S. News®


WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden will call efforts to strip the right to vote from some Americans “authoritarian” in a speech on Tuesday, the White House said on Monday.

Biden’s speech in Philadelphia will address the ongoing “onslaught of voter suppression laws based on a dangerous and discredited conspiracy theory that culminated in an assault on our capitol,” she said.

Biden will also “decry efforts to strip the right to vote as authoritarian and anti-American,” Psaki said, adding that the president plans to make the case for passing laws in Congress and building a voter education system to fight “the worst challenge to our democracy since the Civil War.”

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