Obama: Voting Rights Bill Must Pass Before Midterms

“We can’t wait until the next election because if we have the same kinds of shenanigans that brought about January 6, if we have that for a couple more election cycles, we’re going to have real problems in terms of our democracy [in the] long term.

“Since I left office I’ve tried to make a policy not to weigh in on the day-to-day scrum in Washington. But what’s happening this week is more than just a partisan bill coming up or not coming up to a vote.” – Barack Obama, speaking today on a call with former AG Eric Holder.