“It’s about much more than abortion,” Biden said, answering questions in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. “The idea that somehow there is no right to privacy… What if you have a state changing the law, saying that the LGBTQ children cannot be in classrooms with other children.”
“Is it legit under the way of the [Supreme Court] is the decision in writing? ” He continued. “What are the next things that are going to be attacked? Because this MAGA mob is really the most extreme political organization that has ever existed in American history, in recent American history.
MAGA is shorthand for former President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again”.
The comments align with the president’s previous statements about the increasingly radical elements of the Republican Party, including the figurehead attempted to overthrow the republic to stay in power.
‘It’s not your dad’s Republican Party,’ Biden said last monthafter audio emerged showing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) brazenly lied about his reaction to the Jan. 6 uprising, when he planned to tell Trump to resign.
“It’s a MAGA party now. These guys are a different breed of cat. They’re not like the ones I served with so many years,” he continued. know better are afraid to do the right thing because they know they will be primary.”
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.