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    Joe Biden Addresses Congress and Talks About Jan 6th Capitol Riot

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    On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including President Biden condemned for calling Capitol storming ‘worst attack on democracy’ since Civil War, Twitter blocks ‘Uncle Tim’ slur from trending after Senator Tim Scott address.


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    Elbert Guillory - Attorney, Former Louisiana State Senator | Biden’s Address to Congress, Chauvin Trial, and Race Relations in America 

    In the first hour, Lee and John spoke with Bob Schlehuber on Biden using Joe Manchin, Biden mentioning Trans issues during his speech, and the optics of the audience in masks. Bob spoke about Biden's speech and his empty promises and typical Democrat rhetoric. Bob talked about the Biden administration using Joe Manchin as an excuse to stall or never pass progressive bills.

    In the second hour, Lee and John spoke with Elbert Guillory on his take of the Chauvin trial, Republican perception by Democrats, and voting rights. Elbert talked about his experience of overt racism from Democrats and Republicans. Elbert discussed the Chauvin trial and his legal analysis of the verdict.

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