PRESIDENT Joe Biden slammed Donald Trump’s “big lie” election claims in a highly-anticipated speech about voting rights on Tuesday.
Biden called Trump’s claims the 2020 election was stolen from him a “big lie” itself.
“If you lost, you accept the results,” he said. “You follow the constitution. You don’t call facts fake just because you’re unhappy. That’s not statesmanship – that’s selfishness. That’s a denial of the right to vote.”
The speech comes after a report some White House allies and the DNC want wireless carriers to monitor phone and social media messages for alleged misinformation about the Covid vaccine push.
According to Politico, the White House is: planning to engage fact-checkers more aggressively and work with SMS [Short Message Service] carriers to dispel misinformation about vaccines”.
“We are steadfastly committed to keeping politics out of the effort to get every American vaccinated so that we can save lives and help our economy further recover,” White House spokesperson Kevin Munoz told the outlet in response to the report.
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