Psaki doubles down on Biden's Georgia voting comments after major fact-check

Psaki doubles down on Biden's Georgia voting comments after major fact-check

4/2/2021 2:08:00 AM

Psaki doubles down on Biden's Georgia voting comments after major fact-check

White House press secretary Jen Psaki furthered the president's criticism of Georgia's new voting law even after a fact check determined his line of attack was false.

new voting law even after a fact check determined his line of attack was false.President Biden had claimed that Georgia's law blocked people from providing voters with food and water while the stood in line. He also accused the Republican-led state was ending voting at 5 p.m.,"when people are just getting off work."

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Georgia's law actually standardizes what's considered"normal business hours" to mean 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but still allowed counties to extend their voting hours to as early as 7 a.m. and as late as 7 p.m. It also allows poll workers to provide self-service water from an unattended receptacle within 150 feet but prohibits people from actively distributing food and drink within that distance. 

On Thursday, Psaki didn't back down from Biden's comments, but rather defended them.ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION ISSUES CORRECTION AFTER ECHOING BIDEN'S FALSEHOOD ABOUT NEW GEORGIA ELECTION LAW"It standardizes the ending of voting every day at five, right?" Psaki asked FOX Business' Edward Lawrence while referring to the law. "It just gives options. It gives options to expand it, right, but it standardized it at five. It also makes it so that outside groups can’t provide water or food to people in line, right?"

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Why wouldn’t she double down? She’s right. Stop peddling your BS FoxQ