President Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters at a crowded White House press briefing on Monday that there is a national security element behind congressional Democrats’ sweeping election bill.
“I would say the basic notion of democratic reform and voting rights in the United States is a national security issue,” Sullivan said.
Sullivan promoted the election takeover bill, which is expected to be voted on in the Senate soon.
“We are in a competition of models with autocracies and we are trying to show the world that American democracy and democracy writ large can work, can effectively deliver the will of the people,” Sullivan continued.
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“And to the extent that we are not updating refurbishing and revamping our own democratic processes and procedures to meet the needs of the modern moment, then