This story was rated as "False" by Lead Stories due to what Joe Biden said being taken out of context. He was not speaking about Trump supporters, but was talking about hate groups such as the Ku Klux Klan and their opposition to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) rights when he said "they're the dregs of society. The article has been updated to reflect that.
Joe Biden took on hate groups such as the Ku Klux Klan and their opposition to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) rights.
“Despite losing in the courts and in the court of public opinion, these forces of intolerance remain determined to undermine and roll back the progress you all have made,” Biden said.
“This time they — not you — have an ally in the White House. They’re a small percentage of the American people, virulent people,” he raged on, “Some of them the dregs of society.
Biden added, “And instead of using the full might of the executive branch to secure justice, dignity [and] safety for all, the president uses the White House as a literal, literal bully pulpit, callously exerting his power over those who have little or none.”
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