Tonight the president Joe Biden will offer a speech where he will return to the importance of defending “the soul of the nation”, in reference to democracywhich faces dangers in extreme postures.
The president has referred in recent days to the actions of the MAGA movement, supporters of Donald Trump, and is expected to expand on that position in his speech tonight at 8:00 pm Eastern and 5:00 pm Western.
“We call it the ‘soul of the nation. He takes it very seriously when it comes to our democracy,” confirmed spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre, who said she could not elaborate on the speech itself.
However, he mentioned some aspects that are currently being investigated in court and by Congress, such as the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.
“Think of January 6. I mentioned the Inauguration. Think about what we are seeing today. Think of the battle that continues,” said Jean-Pierre.
He recalled that the former president had already addressed that speech during his campaign.
“That’s what he talked about during the campaign. That is what he talked about during his inauguration… And we are not only fighting for the soul of the nation, but we must remain vigilant, ”he considered.
Jean-Pierre indicated that the message is in prime time to reach as many Americans as possible.
“It’s one reason to have this in prime time, is there’s an overwhelming number of Americans, the majority of Americans, who believe that we must continue, we must save the core values of our — of our country,” Jean-Jane said. Pierre.
The message will come a day after a Quinnipiac University poll revealed that 67% of Americans considers that the democracy of the United States is in danger of collapsing.
The data is higher by 9 percentage points compared to the report of January 12, 2022, when 58% considered the same.
The president’s message will focus on the “America’s rights and freedoms are still under attack”.
“He will make it clear who is fighting for those rights, fighting for those freedoms and fighting for our democracy,” an official told NBC News, the first outlet to report the message on national television.
The FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago to find Secret documents taken by former President Trump unleashed threats to various institutions, including federal agents, which has worried the Biden Administration.
Source: La Opinion