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WASHINGTON, D.C. (LifeSiteNews) — President Joe Biden offered few surprises Tuesday evening in his annual State of the Union address, summarizing his conventional left-wing econmic and social priorities while downplaying his party’s role in the COVID-19 response and provoking Republican anger by accusing his opponents of wanting to end Social Security.
“As I stand here tonight, we have created a record 12 million new jobs, more jobs created in two years than any president has ever created in four years,” Biden declared early in his speech. “Two years ago, COVID had shut down our businesses, closed our schools, and robbed us of so much. Today, COVID no longer controls our lives.”
“While the virus is not gone, thanks to the resilience of the American people, we have broken COVID’s grip on us,” the president said when he returned to the topic later. “COVID deaths are down nearly 90%. We’ve saved millions of lives and opened our country back up. And soon we’ll end the public health emergency.”…
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