Joanie Grieve, Jonathan Freedland, Kamla Harris discussed on The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly
Weekly extra. I'm joanie grieve in for jonathan freedland. One of the biggest decisions that then presidential candidate joe biden needed to make during the campaign last year was who he would pick to be his second in command. His vice president knows how to govern. She knows how to make the hard calls. Last summer. biden. Announced that kamla harris the california senator would be his running mate that i will support it still in her. Fifties harris represents a younger generation of leaders and picking the first black and south asian american woman to ever take such a role biding was hoping in part to appeal to a wider swath of the electorate but since taking the oath of office in january harris's rarely been in the spotlight. Save for drawing the ire of some democrats and all republicans who are not particularly happy with her response to two of the issues. She has been tasked with voting rights and the migrant crisis on the southern border. Be clear to folks in this region for thinking about making that dangerous trek.