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Flip-Flop: Biden Acknowledges ‘Most Cops Are Good,’ After Saying There’s ‘Absolutely’ A Systemic Racism Problem With Law Enforcement

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Former Vice President and the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election Joe Biden acknowledged that “most cops are good,” in a speech he delivered in Pittsburgh Monday. But, it comes after Biden said in June that he “absolutely” beleives a systemic racism problem exists with law enforcement.

“I believe we can bring these folks fighting for racial justice to the table,” Biden told voters Monday. “I’ve worked with police in this country for many years. I know most cops are good decent people. I know they’ve risked their life everytime they’ve put that shield on and go out the door. And I’m confident I can bring the police to the table as well.”

The statement comes just a few months after Biden said there’s “absolutely” systemic racism in the law enforcement community and “across the board.”

“It’s in housing, it’s in education, it’s in everything we do, It’s real, It’s genuine, it’s serious,” Biden said. “Look, not all law enforcement officers are racist, my lord, there’s some really good, good cops out there, but the way in which it works right now and we’re seeing too many examples of it.”

Biden also condemned violent protests on Monday, saying those who engage in the behavior should be prosecuted and blamed President Trump for “fomenting it.”

He said, “The senseless violence of looting and burning and destruction of property. I want to make it absolutely clear, I want to be very clear about all of this. Rioting is not protesting, looting is not protesting, setting fires is not protesting, none of this is protesting. It’s lawlessness, plain and simple. And those who do it should be prosecuted.”

Trump is gaining ground in many key polls, which some suspect is the reason Biden’s made his way out into the public square since he spoke at the Democratic National Convention earlier this month. Pennsylvania is no exception to that as Biden plunges in the polls.

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President Trump reacted on Twitter minutes after Biden’s speech saying, “Just watched what Biden had to say. To me, he’s blaming the Police far more than he’s blaming the Rioters, Anarchists, Agitators, and Looters, which he could never blame or he would lose the Radical Left Bernie supports!”

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There is ‘repeated evidence’ of non-citizens voting

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There is “repeated evidence” of non-citizens voting, Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) said during an appearance on Breitbart News Daily, discussing the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act.

“Let me just say this about the overall state of the election issue,” Roy began, explaining that “we’ve got repeated evidence of those who are here illegally — or, or whether they’re here legally — but non-citizens voting.”

“We’ve got studies demonstrating that. We’ve got evidence that it may have tipped the election for Al Franken and his election back in Minnesota. Objective studies have showed…Virginia tossing out 1,500 registered voters just last year. I can go through a laundry list. We’ve got local jurisdictions — Oakland, San Francisco, our nation’s capital in Washington, DC, and New York City — who are registering voters specifically for their state and local elections, but we know that they don’t work hard to make sure they’re not voting in federal elections,” he said, noting that “federal law prohibits [and] limits the ability of states to be able to check and ensure citizenship, so much so that the state of Arizona has to run two systems — one for their state local elections and one for their federal elections.”

“They’re literally bifurcated because they want to ensure citizenship for their state and local elections, but they’re not allowed to for federal elections. Therefore, we need to fix the problem,” he said.

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Further, Roy said, because of the Motor Voter Act — the National Voter Registration Act — passed in the 1990s, the courts have interpreted federal laws to limit the state’s ability to “determine and collect the information necessary for determining and checking citizenship.”

Essentially, Roy said the U.S. has set up a system that requires federal agencies to push out the forms, encouraging individuals to register to vote. And while they ask one to identify if they are a citizen, and while federal law requires one to be a citizen to vote in federal elections, the congressman said there is nothing there to actually check citizenship.

The SAVE Act would help address these issues and correct what Roy described as the “glitch,” making it so every state would require anyone applying to register to vote to prove their citizenship.

“By doing that, though, it is correcting the glitch. It also goes through and it addresses some of the issues that have been complicated. There are states, for example, like North Dakota, which does not have voter registration at all, okay? So they can just show up to vote and don’t have registration…They have their own rules there about what you have to present in order just to vote. And that’s obviously a less populated state than, say, California or Texas or New York or Florida. But, so, we adapt and try to adjust to help with those kinds of situations. But, overall, the purpose of the bill is exactly as you just described, pretty simple,” Roy said. This is a bipartisan issue with massive support.

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