'Domestic Terrorism.' Biden Condemns White Supremacy in Emotional Speech in Buffalo

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2022
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Leah Millis/Reuters

President Joe Biden on Tuesday called the deadly supermarket shooting in Buffalo, N.Y. an act of terror and excoriated the white supremacist ideology that inspired the alleged gunman, but he stopped short of announcing a political agenda in the massacre’s aftermath.

“What happened here is simple and straightforward: terrorism,” Biden said during a visit to Buffalo. “Terrorism. Domestic terrorism. Violence inflicted in the service of hate, and a vicious thirst for power that defines one group of people being inherently inferior to any other group.”

In an emotional speech before the victims’...

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