Two members of Congress endorsed Democratic 2020 candidate Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, the latest congressional endorsements for the 77-year-old former vice president.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a civil rights pioneer, recorded a video released by Bidens campaign showing him telling Americans hes “seen the same kind of evil” that he once saw in Selma, Alabama, in 1965.
The video showed white supremacist groups rallying in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017 as well as archived photographs of Lewis.
“You judge the character of a man by how he chooses to respond to that moral obligation,” Lewis said. “Vice President Joe Biden has never stopped speaking up for his fellow man.”
Both he and Biden believe lawmakers are fighting to “redeem the soul of America,” the representative added. Biden “has no delusion about this nations past but he knows who we can be at our best.”
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) later endorsed Biden in a statement released by Bidens campaign.
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