US President Joe Biden says the United States and the rest of the world are locked in a battle between democracy and authoritarianism, in a speech marking one year since the assault on the US Capitol.
“We’re living at an inflection point in history, both at home and abroad. We’re engaged anew in a struggle between democracy and autocracy,” he says.
“I will allow no one to place a dagger at the throat of democracy,” Biden says at the Capitol. “I will stand in this breach. I will defend this nation.”