Fact-checking Biden and Harris on voting rights claims made in Georgia speeches

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2022
From The Right

In a fiery speech delivered on the steps of two historically black colleges in Atlanta on Tuesday, President Joe Biden relied on a number of false or misleading claims about voting reform to argue the Senate should scrap one of its most foundational rules in order to pass Democratic election reforms.

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris called for bypassing the filibuster, a rule that requires most legislation to attract 60 votes to pass. Their push came months after Democrats tried and failed to pass voting reform and then tabled the issue for the rest of the year, with...

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