- At The State Of The Union, Biden Wooed Moderates And Slammed Putin NPR 19:01
In his speech, the president emphasized policies with broad, bipartisan support, including sanctions against Russian oligarchs and military aid to Ukraine. He also drew Republican applause when he called for more funding for police departments. Many priorities popular among the Democratic base, including voting rights legislation and climate action, got very little air time during Biden’s remarks.
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