President Biden Democracy, Roe v. Wade, And many others. State Of The Union

Joe Biden delivered a fiery State of the Union Address to Congress on Thursday (March 7). PBS reports, the President addressed several pressing issues and began his speech with a stern message to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.

In the Union Address, Biden covered the Jan. 6 insurrection, women’s health care and defending democracy, amongst other issues. Additionally, he listed his successes since becoming the leader of the free world and his future plans if reelected.

 President Biden Begins With Spicy Talk For Trump And Putin

The President came in hot. First, warning American citizens that the Russian President would “not stop at Ukraine.” Implying Putin can start a war elsewhere if he chose.

Additionally, he explained that Ukraine could defeat Putin if they had help from the United States. Furthermore, Biden expressed his plans to aid them with weaponry to fight Russia. But he made it clear that no US soldiers would be fighting on Ukrainian soil.

Biden had a stern message for Putin stating:

“We will not walk away. We will not bow down. I will not bow down.”

The President slammed Trump for befriending the controversial politican. He even quoted Trump when he advised Putin to, “Do whatever the hell you want.”

Biden reminded listeners that the US was a founding member of NATO. An organization designed to guarantee the liberty and security of countries via political and military means.

President Biden Denounces Domestic Terrorism

The President then moved on to the Jan. 6 insurrection. Last month marked the 3-year anniversary of the domestic terrorist act. Biden labeled it as the greatest threat to democracy since the Civil War in the 1800s. In addition, he seemingly addressed Trump when he stated that some people are trying to “hide the truth” and “bury democracy.”

Furthermore, he stated, “You can’t love your country only when you win.”

“As I’ve done ever since being elected to office, I ask you all, without regard to party, to join together and defend our democracy!”

Moreover, he declared, “Respect free and fair elections! Restore trust in our institutions! And make clear –political violence has absolutely no place in America!”

Roe v. Wade & Women’s Rights

Biden then discussed the importance to protecting women’s health rights. He said “Roe v. Wade got it right.” He thanked his VP Kamala Harris for defending women’s reproductive freedom. In addition, The President expressed his disgust for Trump bragging about overturning Roe v. Wade. He vowed to restore the legislation, per PBS.

“If Americans send me a Congress that supports the right to choose, I promise you: I will restore Roe v. Wade as the law of the land again,” the President stated.

Voting Rights & Wealth

He also addressed passing voting rights into law, specifically the John Lewis Voting Rights and the Freedom to Vote Act. Biden emphasized the importance of closing the wealth gap and properly taxing the wealthy, especially billionaires.

Additionally, the President refused to allow Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, cut or Medicare or Social Security.

The politician emphasized his overall message that America is writing “the greatest comeback story never told.”

The 81-year-old reminded citizens that the American story was built on progress, and resilience.

President Biden pleaded for unity and bipartisan bills.

Only time will tell if his requests will be answered.

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