Joe Biden Announces Kamala Harris As His Running Mate

Joe Biden Announces Kamala Harris As His Running Mate

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Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential candidate, has announced Kamala Harris, Senator, to be his running mate. Harris is an Asian American and the first black woman to be in this role. 

Once, she was one of the top rivals for the job post. Earlier, she was considered to be the front-runner for the number two slot. 

Biden will be standing against President Donald Trump in the US elections on 3rd November this year. 

On this, Republican Mr. Trump had a conference at the White House on Tuesday, where he referred to Ms. Harris as “my number one draft pick”. Source: BBC. 

On 7th October, Ms. Harris will be having a debate with President Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence, Vice-President in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Joe Biden expressed his gratitude for having Ms. Harris as his number two. He tweeted and stated that he had “the great “honor of having Ms. Harris. Source: BBC. 

He illustrated Ms. Harris as “a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants”. Source: BBC. 

While giving his comments on her, he said that she had worked with his late son, Beau, when she was appointed as the Attorney General of California. 

His tweet read- “I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse,” Source: Twitter. 

It continued- “I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign.” Source: Twitter. 

Later, Ms. Harris tweeted that 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.” Source: Twitter. 

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Source: BBC