Clinton running mate Tim Kaine compares Virginia’s Youngkin to Jan.6 rioters at McAuliffe rally
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U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, D-Va., Drew a close comparison between Virginia Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin and those who participated in the Jan.6 attack on Capitol Hill.
Kaine, who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate in the 2016 presidential election, made the remarks Tuesday during a campaign rally for Youngkin’s opponent, Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
“They may not be wearing Auschwitz camp t-shirts. They may not be waving flags and fence posts and beating 150 police officers. But they are repeating the same big lie about integrity. election, the kind of thing Glenn Youngkin is talking about and fraud and the need for more integrity, ”Kaine told a crowd in Arlington, Virginia.
“And they are doing it so that they can pass laws that will prevent people like you and me from voting.”
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The rally brought together other prominent Democrats, including President Biden.
Speaking to Biden at a McAuliffe rally, @timkaine is close to linking Youngkin to the January 6 rioters:
“They might not be wearing Auschwitz camp t-shirts… but they’re repeating the same big lie about election integrity, the kind of stuff Glenn Youngkin talks about.” pic.twitter.com/ayjn0gP7Mk
– Gabe Fleisher (@ WakeUp2Politics) October 26, 2021
Earlier this week, McAuliffe – a former Democratic National Committee chairman who previously served as governor of Virginia from January 2014 to January 2018 – claimed Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, “disqualified” more one million voters in that state ahead of his 2018 gubernatorial election, in which Kemp defeated Democrat Stacey Abrams.
“She would be governor of Georgia today if the governor of Georgia had not deprived Georgia’s 1.4 million voters of the right to vote before the election,” McAuliffe said as he introduced Abrams at a campaign event on Sunday . “That’s what happened to Stacey Abrams. They won the votes.”
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On October 17, McAuliffe nodded as Abrams repeated the claim that she was the real winner of the 2018 governor’s race in Georgia.
Stacey Abrams: “I come from a state where I was not allowed to be governor, but as an American citizen and a citizen of Georgia, I will fight so that everyone with the right to vote can cast that vote. . ” pic.twitter.com/jHDnasBBkR
– The hill (@thehill) October 18, 2021
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“See, I’m here to tell you that just because you win doesn’t mean [you’ve] won, “Abrams said, while McAuliffe nodded in the background.” I come from a state where I was not allowed to be a governor, but as a US citizen and a citizen of Georgia I will fight for everyone who has the right to vote to be able to vote. And here in Virginia, you have to vote for Terry McAuliffe! “
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