Vice President Mike Pence has received word that Sen. Kamala Harris has been selected as Joe Biden’s executive friend as he heads to an event in Arizona on Tuesday – and said he looks forward to arguing with this October in Utah.
“On the way here, I learned that Joe Biden named his running friend,” said Pence during a rally in Mesa, Ariz., Followed by boos from the crowd.
“As you all know, Joe Biden and the Democrats have been overtaken by the radical left. So given their promise of higher taxes, open borders, medical socialization and on-demand abortion, it’s no surprise he chose Senator Harris, ”said Pence.
“So my message to the Democratic candidate for the vice president̵7;s position: Congratulations. I’ll see you again in Salt Lake City, ”Pence told the crowd of Trump supporters.
BIDEN VP FINALISTS PRAISE KAMALA HARRIS
Critics and supporters believe she will be a tough contender on the debating stage in October.
“She’s going to give Vice President Pence a very, very, very bad evening in that debate because she’s a great debater. She knows what she’s about,” said Father Al. Sharpton said on MSNBC on Tuesday. “I think Joe Biden might have chosen someone else, but he couldn’t have chosen a better one.”
“She’s tough, she’s thorough and she’s ready,” added Sharpton.
Harris, who has been known for his “endurance” and “fighting teeth and nails”, was picked up by Biden on Tuesday – citing her tough qualities as the reason behind her decision. me.
“Her record – fighting teeth and nails for the right thing – is why I chose her. There’s no door Kamala won’t knock on, no stones she’d leave, if that means making life better – for everyone, ”Biden said in the announcement about his choice. VP.
“If I were Donald Trump and Mr. Pence, I would be ready for a real battle right now,” Sharpton said on Tuesday.
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President Trump stepped up his vigorous rhetoric and honed Harris’s tough prosecutor’s style from controversy to the Senate, calling her “nasty” – a word he used to criticize Hillary. Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.
“I have been following her for a long time. I was a bit surprised,” Trump said during his press conference Tuesday, making his first public appearance after Biden’s VP candidate was announced. “She’s extremely annoyed with Judge Kavanaugh.”
“She was so bad that it’s just a horrible thing, the way she treats Justice Kavanaugh now, and I won’t forget that anytime soon,” Trump said.
“She’s very, very annoying. She is probably worse than Pocahontas for Joe Biden,” Trump added, referring to Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Who endorsed Biden and spoke up. supports Harris as vice president.
But not everyone believes Trump’s notoriously “nasty” behavior will affect Harris’s ability to argue Pence or attract attention on the campaign trail.
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“I don’t think you can meet a tougher opponent,” Sharpton added on Tuesday. “I know the Trumps are preparing all they can to throw at her, but you can’t have a better person to throw it in – that it’s going to bounce on her as if it didn’t make any sense. because she has fought hard before. “
Sharpton’s words came after his fierce criticism of the candidates during the race, saying “he doesn’t see anyone” either Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, D -Vt., Can beat Trump after a debate in January.
The debate among the vice presidents is scheduled to be held on October 7 in Salt Lake City.