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Kamala Harris Calls Out Joe Biden

"There was a little girl in California who was part of the second class to integrate her public schools, and she was bused to school everyday. And that little girl was me."

Sen. Kamala Harris and Former Vice President Joe Biden Clash

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris was asked the next morning after the 1st first 2020 Democratic Debate whether she went too low by challenging Joe Biden over his civil rights record and past working relationships with segregationist senators. Biden, at a campaign event earlier, had cited his ability to get things done even with segregationist senators as examples of the type of “civility” in Congress that has since vanished. Numerous Democratic presidential candidates took Biden to task for the remarks, though some, including civil rights icon John Lewis, defended the 2020 frontrunner’s remarks.

Harris also blamed Biden of opposing busing, which Biden disputed. “There was a little girl in California who was part of the second class to integrate her public schools, and she was bused to school every day, and that little girl was me,” Harris said. “I will tell you that on this subject, it cannot be an intellectual debate among Democrats. We have to take it seriously. We have to act swiftly.” Harris’ official Twitter account quickly followed up, posting a photo of the candidate as a child.

Harris followed up after Biden defended himself. “Do you agree today that you were wrong to oppose busing in America?” Biden retorted, “I did not oppose busing in America,” Biden responded as his voice grew noticeably louder. “What I opposed is busing ordered by the Department of Education. I have supported the Equal Rights Amendment from the beginning,” Biden said. I’m the guy that extended the Voting Rights Act for 25 years, we got to the place where we got 98 out of 98 votes in the United States senate doing it. I’ve also argued very strongly that we in fact deal with the notion of denying people access to the ballot box.” Biden then stopped himself. “Anyway, my time’s up,” he said, referring to time constraints under the debate rules.

Asked whether Biden's civil rights record "effectively disqualifies" him from becoming president, Harris answered, "No, I think the voters will decide."

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06/28/2019 5:15 AMupdated: 06/28/2019 1:35 PM

109 comments

  • Dolly D.
    08/29/2021 19:32

    Who can out lie the other?

  • Sunny B.
    08/25/2021 18:26

    I love that he listened to her rather than dismissing her concerns. And it made a difference in him. That is a sign of a great leader.

  • Ted S.
    08/25/2021 14:15

    Unbelievable crazyness.. and now she is Joe biden's vice president ?

  • Dawn W.
    08/24/2021 18:01

    Just like they are doing now

  • Thurman S.
    08/24/2021 07:16

    What a pathetic liar

  • Bobby A.
    05/29/2021 19:40

    And yet here we are

  • Linda L.
    05/29/2021 13:58

    Whaaaaaaaaas

  • Eva O.
    05/29/2021 13:03

    THATS THE REAL PRESIDENT N VICE PRESIDENT.HOW SOON SOME PEOPLE 4 GET .

  • Michael H.
    05/29/2021 12:25

    Staged

  • Patricia M.
    03/08/2020 20:22

    oh because its about race again, girl you were not the only one that was bused, and your mother or grandmother pushed for it, when did you start taking up for senators oh I got it when it involves blacks, and you call others racist, everybody was bused, because that's what your mothers wanted they fought for that , you don't care about those senators, hell you don't even care about america or americans, or you would not support illegals, and you sure as hell would not vote for a party that murders babies, ,

  • Mike D.
    07/04/2019 18:26

    Stop talking Gandhi. .

  • Abas N.
    07/02/2019 05:51

    Kamala Harris 🌷🌷

  • Jeff L.
    07/01/2019 16:39

    If you can't stand by your merit alone Kamala than maybe you shouldn't be standing on a Democratic Debate stage. Your pre planned circus stunt race card you played wasn't very well thought out, it just cost you the race. It reminded me of Trumps relentless attacks on Hillary, you're no better at the end of the day. So pack up your💩 and take your millions, regroup and come back in 2024 after you grow up a little !

  • Shukri A.
    07/01/2019 04:45

    Hebeye

  • Shukri A.
    07/01/2019 04:45

    y

  • Lillian B.
    06/30/2019 01:37

    She just messed up her chance. Wasn't called for. They should work together they're all Democrats .

  • Mark H.
    06/29/2019 23:56

    Morons, every one

  • Benjamin O.
    06/29/2019 23:37

    Neither of u r good enough to be President u still living in the past of what happen 40 yrs. ago .

  • Thomas C.
    06/29/2019 23:14

    If this bullshits true she's like 10 years older than me and I'm 58 she is so full of bull shite

  • Gregory W.
    06/29/2019 23:00

    There was a not so little girl who figured out she could shag her way to the top

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