Amid calls for unity, President Biden and Republicans don't agree what that looks like

Posted on AllSides January 26th, 2021
From The Left
Political Polarization, bridging divides, Joe Biden, GOP

President Joe Biden entered the White House calling for unity to meet a convergence of crises, telling Americans that "politics doesn’t have to be a raging fire" as he called on both parties to "start afresh" in his inauguration speech.

It was a repudiation of the flame-throwing politics of President Donald Trump just two weeks after a mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol to try to stop the counting of Biden's election victory.

Yet as he leans into messages that won him the election – decency, respect and...

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