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Biden Decries 'Assault' on Voting Rights During Philadelphia Trip

Kimberly Paynter
Blaine Lewis-Thompson helped organize a voting rights rally during President Joe Biden’s visit to Philadelphia on July 13, 2021.";

Speaking in Philadelphia, President Joe Biden said the Republicans trying to tighten voting laws in many states, including Pennsylvania, are “peddlers of lies threatening the very foundation of our country.”

WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports Biden also unequivocally supported national Democrats’ bill to block many of those efforts, but some are disappointed he didn’t go further.

(Original air-date: 7/14/21)