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Jimmy Carter: U.S. Is at “Genuine Risk of Civil Conflict and Losing Our Precious Democracy”

HeadlineJan 06, 2022

Former President Jimmy Carter has issued a stark warning on the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection. In a new op-ed in The New York Times, the 39th president warns about right-wing attacks on the country’s electoral system and the spread of disinformation. Carter writes, “Our great nation now teeters on the brink of a widening abyss. Without immediate action, we are at genuine risk of civil conflict and losing our precious democracy.” Jimmy Carter is now 97 years old and the longest-living former president in U.S. history.

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