Biden warns of 'abuse of power' in measured Trump critique
May 21, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden warned Wednesday that those "tasked with enforcing the law are abusing their powers," offering a measured critique of the Trump administration a day after he declined to respond to President Donald Trump's attacks directly.
Speaking to Columbia University Law School graduates via video, Biden urged them to "protect the very foundations of democracy."
"Trust in self-governance. Because right now, it's under attack," the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said. "The very people tasked with enforcing the rule of law are abusing their powers, protecting th...