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Biden’s Jan. 6 Speech to Lay ‘Singular Responsibility’ on Trump

  • Biden will warn voters of extremist threat ahead of midterms
  • Trump uses Jan. 6 as fealty test for fellow Republicans
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Biden Blames Trump Directly for Jan. 6 Violence
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President Joe Biden will mark the first anniversary of the deadly Capitol insurrection seeking to rally Democrats around voting rights legislation, with a warning that inaction risks emboldening extremist followers of former President Donald Trump before the crucial midterm elections.

The president and his allies in Congress plan a full slate of events Thursday marking the Jan. 6 riot, preaching unity to a politically fractured nation -- and members of his own party, divided for months over legislative priorities including new social safety programs, climate initiatives and voter protections.