Within minutes of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy asked Biden to apologize for equating the party’s Trump-MAGA wing to “semi-fascism” he went on a similar attack in primetime speech in Philadelphia.
“As I stand here tonight, equality and democracy are under assault,” the president said.
Biden mentioned Trump by name as he talked about the “MAGA forces” in the GOP.
“Too much of what’s happening in our country today is not normal,” he said. “Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic.”