Tim Scott says Biden, Democrats "are pulling us further apart"

by Jordyn Pair · Apr 29th, 2021 11:56 am

Last Updated Apr 30th, 2021 at 11:48 pm

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) went after President Biden during his rebuttal speech on Wednesday, saying that Biden and other Democrats "are pulling us further apart"

"We just heard President Biden's first address to Congress. Our president seems like a good man," Scott began. "His speech was full of good words. But President Biden promised you a specific kind of leadership. He promised to unite a nation. To lower the temperature. To govern for all Americans, no matter how we voted. That was the pitch. You just heard it again. But our nation is starving for more than empty platitudes. We need policies and progress that bring us closer together.

But three months in, the actions of the president and his party are pulling us further apart."

Scott also said that conservative principles and faith are under attack

"Locking vulnerable kids out of the classroom is locking adults out of their future," Scott said. "Our public schools should have reopened months ago. Other countries' did. Private and religious schools did. Science has shown for months that schools are safe. But too often, powerful grown-ups set science aside. And kids like me were left behind. The clearest case for school choice in our lifetimes …"

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