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."


06/28/2019 5:15 AMupdated: 06/28/2019 1:35 PM
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  • Andrew L.
    06/28/2019 05:29

    She has a lot of nerve. She didnt even identify as black. Her own father put her down. She has a horrible prosecutorial record of ruining black men's lives. 600 over turned cases I have no respect for this demonic woman.

  • Jonathon R.
    06/28/2019 05:34

    She said it!!!!!! Common ground. That part of the conversation is always overlooked. People are always so quick to judge. Learn to understand what the other person is trying to say. FFS 😖

  • Lenny S.
    06/28/2019 05:36

    Yeah, Joe. Your time is up.

  • Jose C.
    06/28/2019 05:37

    These clowns

  • Andrew H.
    06/28/2019 05:39

    What she doesn’t under stand is that busing was what caused the inner city school systems in this country to collapse. When you implement a system like this the affluent families leave the cities and take their children to the suburbs and that causes the city schools to become lower performing.

  • Emily V.
    06/28/2019 05:43


  • Abraham Y.
    06/28/2019 05:45

    Little girl and senile Biden. After witnessing the debate of the presidential hopefuls, it's now quite transparent that nobody can match Trump. Nobody has a political agenda. But Trump has a political ideology and has the capability to tackle mountain of global issues. Trump alone can block the defiant invasion of migrants and has the guts and stamina to deal with terror state Iran and to cripple it's power in the Middle East ( tanker attack in the Gulf).

  • Nejazi R.
    06/28/2019 06:01

    You deserve to be President of USA,God bless you!

  • Joyce A.
    06/28/2019 06:05

    Always on the warpath 😂

  • Renfebron R.
    06/28/2019 06:08

    Amazing Dems in the US first they're all put into the test debate of intellects before elections ,thier significant foreign policies,immigration policies & political inner perspective are being exposed & scrutinized to thier public audiences shame to the liars doing filthy politics allegedly elected by electoral college with meddled elections without transparency to thier people

  • Wada R.
    06/28/2019 06:16

    President Harris 2020 Wishful Voting from New Zealand 👌🏽🇳🇿

  • Ashley E.
    06/28/2019 06:31

    Bernie Sanders for president 2020.

  • Michele J.
    06/28/2019 08:30

    Yes Kamala and when you were a little girl you were also the daughter of a university professor and a scientist and then later when you are around 11 you moved to Quebec Canada I don't think you really know what it feels like to be an impoverished black person in America and I think your words are empty and you're a liar

  • Cindy F.
    06/28/2019 10:11

    Gotta stick with the big "Kahoona"

  • Kevin M.
    06/28/2019 10:35

    Paedo Joe Biden!

  • Jaime G.
    06/28/2019 10:58

    It’s like watching soulless wild animals tear each other apart 😂. Democrats are pathetic!

  • Dave J.
    06/28/2019 11:28

    Oh he lost that one big time! 😲

  • Anthony L.
    06/28/2019 12:33

    Go take a long walk off a short Pier

  • Benjamin H.
    06/28/2019 12:58

    Camilla is a race-baiter. Keep in mind that the minds that needed to be changed were the segregationists. Preaching to the choir sounds great but it changes nothing. Bussing was a bad solution to a problem as it pitted the rich against the poor and used all children as pawns.

  • Ronald B.
    06/28/2019 15:08

    I like but I see Democrats falling for the Shiny New Object. MSNBC fool views with believing that 43% vs 41% is enough. VP is 54% vs Trump...why are we risking it.