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Joe Biden is outraged at Republican law supposed to make elections “safer”


Across the United States, Republican officials cite the “lack of confidence” in the electoral system to justify some 250 bills that could limit access to the vote in more than 40 out of 50 states.
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Joe Biden on Friday March 26 threw the adoption in Georgia of an electoral law presented by the Republicans how to make the elections more “safe”. But, according to the Democratic President of the United States, the text is stalling “American values” by limiting access to the ballot box and particularly targeting African-American voters.

A record mobilization, black voters in the lead, allowed Joe Biden to win this former segregationist state in November 2020. A first for a Democratic candidate for the White House in nearly three decades. In January, the Democrats transformed the essay with the surprise victories of their candidates, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, against the two outgoing Republican senators. Two seats that allowed their party to regain control of the Senate.

For Donald Trump, who has never explicitly conceded his defeat, the Democratic victories in Georgia symbolize the “scams” which, according to him, tainted the November 3 ballot. Despite his numerous lawsuits, they have never been demonstrated. But across the United States, Republican officials are now citing the “lack of confidence” in the electoral system to justify some 250 bills that could limit access to the vote in more than 40 out of 50 states.

On Thursday, March 25, the Republican governor of Georgia promulgated one of these texts, saying “iron” to be able to ensure that the next elections in Georgia would be “safe, fair and accessible”. “They approved a law saying that we are not allowed to give water to people waiting to vote, denounced Joe Biden. You don’t need to know more to understand that these are punitive practices to prevent people from voting. ” “We have a moral, and constitutional, obligation to act”, hammered the 46th President of the United States in a statement.



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