Biden while giving a speech at Howard University said white supremacy is the most dangerous threat to the United States’ national security.
While speaking to the graduation class at Howard University Biden stated “White supremacy … is the single most dangerous terrorist threat in our homeland.”
Biden continued “And I’m not just saying this because I’m at a Black HBCU. I say this wherever I go.”
Watch Biden say it here:
Biden at Howard Univ.: “The most dangerous threat to our homeland is white supremacy … and I’m not just saying this because I’m at a black HBCU.” pic.twitter.com/WhwoSvlyN7
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) May 13, 2023
Here’s what Fox News reported:
Conservative Twitter users ripped President Joe Biden for claiming that White supremacy is the “most dangerous terrorist threat” in America during a commencement address at HowardUniversity this weekend.
Critics accused Biden of using the opportunity to inflame racial tension in the United States.
The 46th president addressed the graduates from the historical Black college at Washington D.C.’s Capital One Arena Saturday, speaking to them about the threats they face from the division among their own country.
RACISM: BIDEN at Howard University: "The most dangerous terrorist threat to our homeland is white supremacy, and I'm not saying this because I'm at a Black HBCU…" pic.twitter.com/5RzEo3GtOt
— @amuse (@amuse) May 13, 2023
Politico had these details to add:
Joe Biden denounced white supremacy as the “most dangerous terrorist threat” to the nation in his commencement address to Howard University’s graduating class Saturday.
“White supremacy … is the single most dangerous terrorist threat in our homeland,” Biden said. “And I’m not just saying this because I’m at a Black HBCU. I say this wherever I go.”
Invoking the battle cry he used to galvanize voters in the 2020 election cycle, he called on his audience to “fight for the soul of the nation.”