President-elect Joe Biden made an impassioned case for the election of two Democrats in Georgia’s pivotal U.S. Senate runoff elections Tuesday.
Biden, addressing a socially distanced Atlanta crowd on the final day before the Tuesday election, yet again rallied against roadblocks that would be presented by Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue were they to prevail against Democratic challengers Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.
Saying Tuesday could be a “new day” for Georgia and America, Biden mixed appeals to Georgia’s unique position in the political world with pocketbook issues.
“Georgia, the whole nation is looking to you,” Biden said. “You cannot turn on any national television show without hearing what’s going on here.”
“One state can chart the course not just for the next four years, but for a generation,” Biden added.
“There’s no one in America with the power to make that happen more than you,” the President-elect added.
Biden contended that electing the Democrats would “end the block in Washington on the $2,000 stimulus check.”
“Think of what it will mean for your lives,” Biden said.
“If you send [Senators] Perdue and Loeffler back to Washington,” Biden added, “those checks will never get there.”
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