CLAIM: Republicans are trying to suppress the vote by barring people from access to food and water while waiting to vote.
VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. The new Georgia law allows voters access to water and attempts to shorten voting lines.
President Joe Biden delivered a partisan speech Tuesday in Georgia in which he claimed that Republicans were attempting to create “Jim Crow 2.0” by passing voting reforms at state level. He even hinted that Republicans were domestic “enemies.”
As one of his examples Tuesday, Biden claimed that a new Georgia law made it “illegal — think of this! I mean, it’s 2020, and now 22, going into that election — it makes it illegal to bring your neighbors, fellow voters, food or water, while