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Biden acknowledges that the United States is taking steps backwards

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The president, who made no direct reference to events such as the Supreme Court’s recent ruling against the right to abortion, said that after hard work has been done to lay the foundations for a better future, the worst of our past draws us in from time to time. Model.

However, Biden explained that recently, there is some evidence that “this country is going backwards”, and expressed “freedom curtailment”, and that “the seemingly protected rights no longer exist.”

The president alluded to a mass shooting this morning in the town of Highland Park, near Chicago (Illinois), in which a 22-year-old man opened fire on a crowd, killing six people and wounding 31 others. President Biden promised federal assistance to catch the shooter, who is still at large and considered “armed and dangerous.”

The head of state said that what happened today reminds us that our democracy is not guaranteed, and he also warned against trying to pass in Congress last week the first legal initiative in decades to limit the carrying of arms, if not all that is necessary. from the fire.

The incumbent of the Oval Office emphasized that the ambitions of a few cannot outweigh the aspirations of the many.

Despite the price hikes and high disapproval ratings that polls gave Biden, the US CEO was upbeat and said the US economy remains the “strongest” in the world.

Inflation has reached its highest rate in the past 40 years, 8.6 percent, and seven in ten economists believe a recession may occur this year or next due to the decline in gross domestic product, according to a study from the Financial Times and The University of Chicago.

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