Kamala Harris: Democrat senator announces 2020 United States presidential bid
Jan 23, 2019, 00:33
There was never much doubt that Indian-American Kamala Harris, 54, a first-term senator and former California attorney general, would enter the U.S. presidential race as she did early Monday; the big question politicos are asking is whether she has the dexterity to pull off a win.
With other candidates coming out and apologizing for their past slights against the LGBTQ community, it's possible Harris will ultimately have something to say about that choice, especially considering how strong her record is otherwise. Her slogan will be "For the People", in a nod to Harris' roots as a prosecutor, aides said. "And consider the left's attitude toward Robert Mueller, who has used hardball prosecutorial tactics to secure criminal convictions against Mike Flynn, Paul Manafort and other associates of President Trump".
The campaign chair will be Maya Harris, the candidate's sister and a former senior adviser to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
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If successful, Kamala Harris, 54, a former prosecutor, would be the first woman as well as the first person of Asian descent to hold the highest office.
In addition to Harris, Warren, Gabbard, and Gillibrand, Julián Castro, Rep. John Delaney, and Richard Ojeda have all officially announced their 2020 presidential campaigns for the Democratic Party's nomination.
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Harris' announcement, made on "Good Morning America", comes following months of speculation surrounding the Democrat, a rising star in the party who was elected California's junior senator in 2016 after two terms as the state's attorney general.
Along with California, Harris would attempt to notch a series of delegate wins in the southeastern states that fall in March including Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana. Harris argued that she will campaign to all Americans - regardless of where they live or their race.
If elected, she would be the first woman and woman of colour to be the president of the United States.
Prior to becoming a senator, Harris was a deputy district attorney and Alameda County, a district attorney of San Francisco city and county, and later the attorney general of California. In 2010, she narrowly beat her Republican opponent to become California's attorney general.
Moreover, Harris has also been outspoken on the nomination of former Attorney General William Barr.
He is also reportedly involved in a federal investigation of Trump's inaugural committee, where Gates served in a senior role. One heavily redacted section refers to a meeting Manafort had before leaving the Trump campaign on August 19, 2016.
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