Savannah Guthrie and Kamala Harris Exchange Remarks Over Democrats' Voting Bills

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Whether our elections will be legitimate We've heard it before but not from this president Is he really concerned that we may not have fair and free elections The president has been consistent on this issue and the issue at hand the issue I was there last night In the chamber of the Senate and the issue is that there are two bills the John Lewis Voting Rights Act and the freedom to vote act That have been the solution that has been offered to address the fact that around our country states have put in place laws that are purposely making it more difficult for the Americans Now here are the question would be follow up What is it exactly that the states have put in place that are intended to prevent minorities from voting What exactly is it And if that's the case head of Barack mailhouse Benito Obama get elected Twice Over two white guys two very white guys as a matter of fact Go ahead Laws which will be felt by at least 55 million Americans regardless of their party affiliation their race their gender or their geographic location Well the two points that we were doing but it's the bills were debated and they didn't have specific finish But the specific question if you don't mind does he think now that these bills haven't been passed that the 22 midterms won't be legitimate or fair or free Let's not conflate issues So what we are looking at and the topic of so much debate last night was that we as America can not afford to allow this blatant erosion of our democracy and in particular the right of all Americans who are eligible to vote to have access to the ballot unfettered

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