Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday in a preview clip of her interview with NBC’s “Today Show” that she would “not absolve” any senators from the responsibility of passing the Democrats voting legislation, including Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ).
President Joe Biden endorsed changing the Senate filibuster rule to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, saying it’s time to choose “democracy over autocracy” during a speech at Morehouse College in Georgia on Tuesday.
Biden added, “So, I ask every elected official in America: How do you want to be remembered? At consequential moments in history, they present a choice: Do you want to be on the side of Dr. King or George Wallace?