Fact-Checking 5 Biden Warnings About Dangers to Democracy

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(Daily Signal) President Joe Biden warned that democracy was in peril and on the ballot during a primetime speech Wednesday from Union Station in Washington, D.C., near Capitol Hill.
Biden referenced the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riot, and talked several times about former President Donald Trump. He also said that political violence is on the rise.
Here are five claims.
1. ‘Overwhelming Majority’
Biden professed that democracy, which is generally defined as the capacity to have free and fair elections, is on the ballot.
“We’ll have our difference of opinion and that’s how it’s supposed to be. But there is something else at stake. Democracy itself. I’m not the only one who sees it,” Biden said. “Recent polls have shown an overwhelming majority of Americans believe our democracy is at risk, that our democracy is under threat. They too see that democracy is on the ballot this year.”
A recent New York Times/Siena College poll found that …Read the rest