Kamala Harris posts first campaign video after being named vice-presidential pick – liveAugust 12, 2020
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Joe Biden’s nomination of California senator Kamala Harris marked the second major announcement to drop Tuesday surrounding the vice presidency.
Special shout out to @K_JeanPierre who is the first Black person in history to serve as chief of staff to the VP nominee. #WeHaveHerBack https://t.co/HOVAOGSmVU
Karine “ambitious” Jean-Pierre is incredibly proud to be working to elect the Biden/Harris ticket. Let’s go!! https://t.co/Y3rNNz6qJG
With Karine Jean-Pierre being the new VP’s chief of staff whoever Biden picks, she seems to already know how to protect one of the choices pic.twitter.com/Zo2USyLDaM
Good day, I’m Kenya Evelyn taking over the live blog and today is all about reactions to Biden’s historic nomination of California Senator Kamala Harris for vice president.
We’ll have all the latest as reactions pour in, including deep dives on her background and policy initiatives and input from those who’ve known her during childhood.