Elizabeth Neumann, who until April was a high-ranking official in the Department of Homeland Security, on Tuesday offered a ringing endorsement of Democratic nominee Joe Bidenâ€™s address in Gettysburg.
In an appearance on MSNBCâ€™s â€œDeadline: White House,â€ Neumann praised the former vice president for his speech at the Civil War battlefield in which he declared:Â â€œWe can end this era of division.Â We can end the hate and the fear. We can be what we are at our best: The United States of America.â€Â
â€œIâ€™ve been working on commercials and op-eds and different ways to communicate to people why I came to this conclusion,â€ Neumann explained Tuesday to â€œDeadlineâ€ host Nicolle Wallace of her decision to back Biden.
â€œNow I can just send them this speech,â€ she added. â€œIt perfectly encapsulates what we need right now in this country.â€
â€œWow,â€ responded Wallace.
Check out the exchange above.
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