Did President Biden’s Statement That Terry McAulliffe is the ‘Real Governor’ Help or Hinder his Campaign in Virginia? (Potomac News)

“Any time the political conversation turns towards January 6th, that is a negative development for Republicans,” said Stephen Farnsworth, Director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington. “Voters know the difference between a light-hearted remark at a partisan rally and an invasion of the U.S. Capitol, and it is unwise for Republicans to draw greater attention to Biden’s remark.”