Double-Cross: Did Prez Biden Just Destroy Democracy?!?

Probably not. 

Actually, we're hoping that his speech today was just another empty promise . . . Like that time he claimed he was going to shut down COVID.

Nevertheless . . .


And so, other than typical disappointment in elected leaders . . .

Tonight's pledge might not mean much other than a worsening divide betwixt political factions that keeps getting harder to bridge. 

Accordingly . . .

Before we start the majority of tonight's update . . . We take a peek at big picture headlines that impact every aspect of the American discourse.

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Biden urges Senate to eliminate filibuster in voting rights pitch: 'I'm tired of being quiet' - as it happened

President and vice-president speak in Georgia as Schumer says Senate will act on voting rights 'as soon as tomorrow'

Biden calls Capitol riot 'coup' in Ga. speech, claims he was arrested in civil rights protest

President Biden on Tuesday branded the Capitol riot a "coup" attempt and called on the Senate to scrap its usual 60-vote threshold to pass a pair of election reform bills - but his message was clouded by distracting gaffes.

Biden again refers to his VP as 'President Harris'

President Joe Biden Tuesday referred to his vice-president, Kamala Harris, as "President Harris" in yet another verbal flub by the gaffe-prone leader. "Last week, President Harris and I stood in the United States Capitol to observe one of those before and after moments in American history," Biden said, referencing last year's Capitol Hill the Jan.

Biden calls Jan. 6 insurrection an attempted "coup"

President Biden on Tuesday called the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection an attempted "coup." Why it matters: In a speech on voting rights in Atlanta, Biden used strong language to lambast former President Trump and his supporters for trying to "win through violence what he had lost at the ballot box."

Biden calls for end to filibuster to pass voting rights legislation

ATLANTA - President Joe Biden on Tuesday called for an end to the filibuster to allow for passage of federal voting rights bills, as congressional Democrats increasingly prioritize ballot box protections and advocates grow frustrated over stalled legislation.

Biden changed his mind on the filibuster. It's not enough.

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden took his most aggressive stance on the filibuster yet, stressing his support for a carveout in the Senate's rules to pass voting rights legislation. "The next few days, when these bills come to a vote, will mark a turning point in this nation's history," Biden said during a speech in Atlanta.

Biden calls for changing Senate rules to allow voting bills to pass

on Tuesday gave his full-throated endorsement for changing Senate rules to allow federal voting rights legislation to pass via a simple majority instead of a 60-vote threshold. Biden has in the past expressed an openness to tweaking Senate rules, such as reinstating the talking filibuster.

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