Biden and Harris Make First Public Campaign Appearance

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their debut together as running mates Wednesday afternoon in Wilmington, Delaware, a day after Biden announced his choice of the California senator to join him on the 2020 Democratic ticket.

“This morning, all across the nation, little girls woke up, especially little black and brown girls who so often feel overlooked in their communities … for the first time they are seeing themselves as presidents and vice presidents,” Biden said. “Ive asked Kamala to be the last voice in the room… always tell me the truth… challenge my assumptions if she disagrees. Ask the tough questions. Because thats the way we make the best decisions for the American people,” Biden added.

Biden said that Harris, who he named as his vice-presidential candidate, is the right person to help him defeat President Donald Trump.

Both Biden and Harris attempted to seize on some of Trumps perceived miscues, saying that he failed to promote mask-wearing and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This is a moment of real consequence for America. Everything we care about—our economy, our health, our children, the kind of country we live in—its all on the line … In just 83 days, we have a chance to choose a better future,” Harris said.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) arrive to speak at a news conference at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., on Aug. 12, 2020. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

The selection came months after Harris excoriated Biden during a Democratic presidential debate about his policies as a senator to address racism and school bussing.

And while some Democrats said Harris is a member of the moderate Democratic wing, President Donald Trump and the White House painted her as a candidate who has “radical left” ideologies.

Trump, meanwhile, told reporters that she is “just about the most liberal person in the U.Read More From Source

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