Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, right, look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
President Joe Biden insinuated Wednesday that the Jan. 6 Capitol incursion was “the worst attack on our democracy since the Civil War.”
The president’s remarks came as he delivered his first speech before a joint session of Congress.
“I stand here tonight, one day shy of the 100th day of my administration,” Biden said.
“One hundred days since I took the oath of office — lifted my hand off our family Bible — and inherited a nation … in crisis,” he added.
“The worst pandemic in a century. The worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
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