President Joe Biden called for widespread vote-by-mail and ballot drop boxes across the country, claiming that Republicans were “subverting democracy” with new voting integrity laws to block them.
The laws passed in March and signed by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp added stricter ID requirements to obtain an absentee ballot and limited ballot drop boxes. The laws also make it illegal to mass-mail absentee ballots to all voters.
But Biden argued that Republicans were trying to block minorities from voting with the new laws.
“Voting by mail is a safe and convenient way to get more people to vote,” Biden said. “So they are making it harder to vote by mail.”
Biden also defended ballot drop boxes.
“It’s safe, it’s convenient, and you