A new report shows that democracy took a hit in 2020, with 73 nations -- including the United States -- declining in their Freedom House democracy scores. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why democracy faltered in the United States and around the world.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Freedom in the World 2021 Democracy under Siege
Statement by President Joe Biden on the Senate Vote in the Trial of Donald Trump
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