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Harris makes history as VP pick

Condemns Trump’s leadership ‘failure’

21 August 2020 09:07 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Kamala Harris made history Wednesday when she accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president, while joining Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to condemn President Donald Trump’s profound “failure” as a leader. 

Harris, the first black woman on a major party’s White House ticket, accused Trump of turning “our tragedies into political weapons.” And she urged Americans to vote for Joe Biden, “a president who will bring all of us together.” “Donald Trump’s failure of leadership has cost lives and livelihoods,” the former California prosecutor charged in her acceptance speech.   

 “We’re at an inflection point.”  America’s first black president, Barack Obama, delivered his own condemnation of Trump -- and appeal for Biden’s election. Former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who narrowly  lost the 2016 presidential election to Trump, pleaded with voters to  take nothing for granted in another tight contest. 
WILMINGTON AFP Aug20, 2020   


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