Biden, Harris urge Americans to protect democracy on Capitol attack anniversary

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By Jeff Mason and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden used the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to urge Americans to protect the country’s fragile democracy by standing up for the right to vote. Biden, in remarks from the Capitol’s National Statuary Hall, lambasted former President Donald Trump for spreading mistruths that fueled the deadly attack by the Republican’s supporters two weeks before Biden’s inauguration in 2021. Speaking 10 months before the November midterm elections that could give control of one or both houses of Cong…

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