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Election 2020: Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as running mate for Vice President


This news story was published on August 11, 2020.
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Photo via Joe Biden campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joe Biden has made his biggest decision so far in his campaign for President: Choosing Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for the Presidential election this November 3, released a statement on his decision for a running mate for Vice President:

“I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked Kamala Harris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate,” Biden tweeted. “Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau. I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse. I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign.”

Harris is a U.S. Senator from California who unsuccessfully campaigned for President this year.  After the announcement, Harris tweeted, “Joe Biden can unify the American people because he’s spent his life fighting for us. And as president, he’ll build an America that lives up to our ideals. I’m honored to join him as our party’s nominee for Vice President, and do what it takes to make him our Commander-in-Chief.  Trump thinks this country belongs to him. But Joe Biden knows it belongs to all of us. To the people.”

Former President Barack Obama also released a statement on his former Vice President’s pick:

Former President Barack Obama

“Choosing a vice president is the first important decision a president makes. When you’re in the Oval Office, weighing the toughest issues, and the choice you make will affect the lives and livelihoods of the entire country – you need someone with you who’s got the judgment and the character to make the right call. Someone whose focus goes beyond self-interest to consider the lives and prospects of others. Joe Biden nailed this decision. By choosing Senator Kamala Harris as America’s next vice president, he’s underscored his own judgment and character. Reality shows us that these attributes are not optional in a president. They’re requirements of the job. And now Joe has an ideal partner to help him tackle the very real challenges America faces right now and in the years ahead. I’ve known Senator Harris for a long time. She is more than prepared for the job. She’s spent her career defending our Constitution and fighting for folks who need a fair shake. Her own life story is one that I and so many others can see ourselves in: a story that says that no matter where you come from, what you look like, how you worship, or who you love, there’s a place for you here. It’s a fundamentally American perspective, one that’s led us out of the hardest times before. And it’s a perspective we can all rally behind right now. Michelle and I couldn’t be more thrilled for Kamala, Doug, Cole, and Ella. This is a good day for our country. Now let’s go win this thing.”

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8 Responses to Election 2020: Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as running mate for Vice President

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 14, 2020 at 7:06 am

    Does joe know yet ???

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    Colorado Lawman Reply Report comment

    August 12, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    Tulsi DESTROYED Harris in the debates, from front runner to has been. Pence will chew her up and spit her out, whilst being Midwest nice.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 12, 2020 at 3:35 pm

      You must have missed Harris destroying Bill Barr last week. Pence will need ‘mother’ by his side to be on a stage with another woman. All Pence knows how to do is say “Yes sir, Mr. President, yes sir. Your wish is my command.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 12, 2020 at 4:09 pm

      All Harris has to do is look at Pence and he’ll piss his pants and cry.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 12, 2020 at 11:42 am

    An American business mind will crush a lawmakers mind. Capitalism 101.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 12, 2020 at 10:52 am

    There is no choice !!

    The only choice is TRUMP 2020

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 11, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    Trump picked Pence because he is weak-kneed, pussy whipped, sycophant.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 11, 2020 at 11:46 pm

      You’re a lying dog-faced pony soldier.