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Obama Says GOP ‘Systematically Prevents’ Citizens From Voting – .


Former President Barack Obama criticized Republicans for “systematically” trying to prevent Americans from voting in a campaign speech for Virginia Democratic candidate for governor Terry McAuliffe.

“Across the country, Democrats are trying to make it easier to vote, not make it harder, and push back Republicans who try to systematically prevent ordinary citizens from making their voices heard,” Obama said Saturday in Richmond.

“You must be wondering why the Republicans don’t want you to vote? ” He asked.

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Obama’s office did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request to comment on examples of Republicans barring citizens from voting.

McAuliffe and Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin are fighting to the death for governor just over a week before election day. The two received 46% among likely voters, according to the latest Monmouth University survey.

Younkin’s campaign hit back at Obama’s claims that Republicans are working to prevent people from voting, calling them “false statements,” in a comment to Fox News Sunday morning.

Glenn Youngkin addresses the crowd in Burke, Virginia.
(Tyler O’Neil/Fox News)

“Glenn touched on this several times before Obama came to Virginia to bail out Terry, but instead of writing a story about the former president’s false claims, the press indulges in Terry’s fantasies and lies because “He can’t run on his failed record and radical vision for the future,” Youngkin spokesman Christian Martinez told Fox News.

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McAuliffe, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s failed 2008 presidential campaign and former governor of Virginia, received support from various leading Democrats in the close race. Vice President Kamala Harris, First Lady Jill Biden and ousted Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams have opposed McAuliffe, while President Biden is expected to campaign with the candidate on Tuesday in Arlington.

DUMFRIES, VIRGINIA – OCTOBER 21: Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (C) dances after U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris (R) speaks at his campaign event on October 21, 2021 in Dumfries, Virginia . The election for governor of Virginia, pitting McAuliffe against Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin, takes place on November 2. McAuliffe’s wife, Dorothy (L). (Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images)

School curricula and abortion laws have been at the center of the campaign in recent days, with the Republican candidate pledging to ban critical race theory and previously saying he would “offend” to ban it. abortion if elected.

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“We all know education starts with the curriculum,” Youngkin told supporters at a rally on Saturday. “We will teach all of history, the good and the bad. “

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“America has fabulous chapters and it’s the greatest country in the world, but we also have important chapters in our history, we have to teach them,” Youngkin added, saying that under his administration the children did. will not learn “to see everything through a breed lens.”



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