Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) ripped into President Joe Biden’s Tuesday speech in Georgia, calling it “profoundly unpresidential.”
McConnell characterized Biden’s speech as a “rant” that was “incoherent, incorrect, and beneath his office.”
Biden advocated for voting rights legislation and called for an end to the Senate’s filibuster procedure in front of a crowd in Atlanta, Georgia. Biden said in his address:
The threat to our democracy is so grave that we must find a way to pass these voting rights bills, debate them, vote, let the majority prevail. And if that bare minimum is blocked, we have no option but to change the Senate rules, including getting rid of the filibuster for this.
Senate Democrat Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced earlier in the week that the Senate would