GOP won’t denounce the Big Lie because they are using it to pass wave of new voter suppression laws

If Dems want to stop the next coup they need to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act & For the People Act before it’s too late
Dems can get rid of filibuster to pass John Lewis Voting Rights Act & For the People Act to stop GOP voter suppression

Or they can allow GOP to undermine democracy for next decade & steal the next election…
“The gerrymandered Republican legislatures that laid the groundwork for Trump’s stolen-election narrative are now weaponizing misinformation about voter fraud to build support for new efforts to restrict ballot access”…
Trump's lawyer reminds us that Trump called for universal voter ID, proof of citizenship for voter registration, banning mail ballot drop boxes & ending universal mail voting in his insurrection speech. It was always about voter suppression
Trump lawyer van der Veen refuses to say Trump lost the election. Defending Big Lie to the end

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GOP has already become party of Marjorie Taylor Greene at state level, introducing wave of new voter suppression laws based on unhinged conspiracy theories

This is huge scandal that should be getting as much attention as Trump’s plot to overturn election…
GOP voter suppression plans:

-roll back every aspect of mail voting

-end automatic & Election Day registration

-pass onerous new voter ID laws

-allow GOP legislatures to overturn will of voters

-gerrymander Electoral College results
Dems have a clear choice: they can get rid of filibuster to pass John Lewis Voting Rights Act & For the People Act to stop GOP voter suppression

Or they can allow GOP to undermine democracy for next decade

The stakes couldn’t be higher Image
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