Vice President Joe Biden warned "we are in a battle for the soul of this nation" at the Lantos Foundation annual gala Wednesday night.
"We are in a battle for the soul of this nation. We have to recognize trend lines are moving in the wrong direction. Earlier this year, the Anti-Defamation League published a report. Anti-Semitic incidents had rose nearly 60% alone in 2017, the largest one-year increase since they started keeping records in 1970. That's not an accident. It's not an accident. Our leadership is giving license, giving license to this prejudice," Biden said.