Biden set to deliver major speech on democracy

President Biden on Wednesday evening is set to deliver a speech at Union Station in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on democracy, where he will make clear what’s at stake in the midterm elections.

“You can expect to hear from him this evening … there is a lot at stake including democracy and that everyone has a role in that,” said White House Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President Jen O’Malley Dillon during an Axios News Shapers event on Wednesday.

White House Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President Anita Dunn said that the setting of Capitol Hill is important.

The speech is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday evening.