- Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of American democracy and where Biden launched his 2020 presidential campaign.
- A NBC News poll last week found 21% of voters say “threats to violence” is the top issue facing the country.
- “They just don’t respect the rule of law,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said of MAGA Republicans.
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will argue democracy is at stake amid rising threats of political violence during a speech Thursday night less than 70 days before the midterm elections.
Biden is set to deliver the remarks outside Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia in what will be the president’s second of three trips to Pennsylvania – a crucial Senate battleground – over a one-week stretch.