Live Updates: Biden Calls Georgia’s Restrictive Voter Law ‘an Atrocity’

Live Updates: Biden Calls Georgia’s Restrictive Voter Law ‘an Atrocity’

transcript Georgia Representative Arrested for Knocking on Governor’s Door Park Cannon, a Democratic state representative in Georgia, was arrested on Thursday for lightly knocking on Gov. Brian Kemp’s door as he signed a law to restrict voting access. “The governor is signing a bill that affects all Georgians. Why is he doing it in private, and why is he trying to keep elected officials who are representing us out of the process?” “Exactly.” [talking] “Yeah, you said you gave her one more time, like you’re going to do something.” “That’s it —” “Are you serious?” “No, you are not —” “She’s not under arrest.” “For what? Under arrest for what? For trying to see something that our governor is doing? Our governor is signing a bill that affects all Georgians, and you’re going to arrest an elected representative. Why does the governor have more power than a representative? Why are you arresting her?” “That’s what I’m asking.” “Stop arresting her.” “Why are you arresting her?” “Stop — cite the violations, cite the code. What is she in violation of? I want you to cite the code, cite the code — cite it! What — cite the code, cite the code. Cite the code. Why are you arresting her? Under what, under what?” “Ma’am, back up, get on the —” “Under what law are you arresting her?” Video player loading A question looming over the last four years — whether Trumpism would outlast Trump — was answered emphatically with the […]

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