Biden calls midterms a 'defining moment' for democracy

The president issued a restraining order against a group accused of voter intimidation in California.

Washington's President Biden said on Wednesday a "defining moment" for midterm democracy

Because in the upcoming elections political violence and voter are under threat.

Tied the January 6 uprising to last week's attack on Paul Pelosi

Biden said in a nearly 20-minute speech near the Capitol.

He said many Republican supporters of former President Donald Trump are promoting "extremism".

Taylor Budovich, a spokeswoman for Trump, responded with a statement that Biden's "policies are destroying America".

Put loyalty to yourself before loyalty to the Constitution," Biden said.