President Joe Biden called Republican proposals “semi-fascism” during a Thursday speech at a Democratic fundraiser in Montgomery County, Maryland.
“It’s not hyperbole, now you need to vote to literally save democracy again,” Biden said at the event held at Richard Montgomery High School.
The Democratic Party raked in $1 million during the fundraiser at the public high school located in Rockville, Maryland, while Biden attacked former President Donald Trump and his supporters, Reuters reported.
“America must choose. You must choose. Whether our country will move forward or backward,” Biden said.
“Trump and the extreme MAGA Republicans have made their choice – to go backwards full of anger, violence, hate and division,” Biden continued, alleging that the former president and his supporters “refuse to accept the will of the people.”
Biden’s comments came in the wake of the Aug. 8 raid on Mar-a-Lago, the Florida estate owned by Trump. Many Republicans criticized the raid as an “abuse of power” by the Biden administration.
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