Final Thursday, throughout a fundraising occasion, Biden mentioned that the MAGA motion and its promotion of authoritarianism was principally “semi-fascism.”
“I underestimated how a lot injury the earlier 4 years had accomplished by way of America’s repute on the earth,” the president mentioned, earlier than expressing hope issues might be reversed.
Biden bought many members of the GOP in a tizzy, akin to New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R), who, on Sunday, demanded the president apologize for “making an attempt to fire up this anti-Republican sentiment proper earlier than the election.”
On Monday, White Home press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre mentioned Graham’s remarks on Sunday proved the purpose Biden mentioned final week.
“Now we have seen MAGA Republicans assault our democracy,” she mentioned. “Now we have seen MAGA Republicans take away our rights. Make threats of violence, together with this weekend, and that’s what the president was referring to if you all requested me final week concerning the ‘semi-fascism’ remark.”
You possibly can see her remarks under.
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