Kamala Harris Reportedly Close to Announcing 2020 Presidential Run

Well, here's a way to start the day! Following Senator Elizabeth Warren's announcement that she is launching an exploratory committee for a 2020 candidacy, a second female senator, California's Kamala Harris, is reportedly close to making an announcement that she'll be exploring a run, too.

Doug Sovern at KCBS reports: "Sen. Kamala Harris has decided to run for president in 2020 and will announce her candidacy on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, probably at a campaign rally in Oakland, sources close to the freshman senator from California tell KCBS Radio. Harris, 54, has been making the rounds of television talk shows and appearing at several events this week as part of a brief tour to promote her new book, The Truths We Hold: An American Journey."

Senator Harris, with her background as the Attorney General of California, is well-qualified to take on the most corrupt president in the nation's history. Trump, we see your contempt for the law and raise you one candidate who will kick. your. ass.

She has also repeatedly demonstrated during her time in the Senate, grilling various deplorables as part of their confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet or during investigative sessions, that she would do extremely well in a debate. She's knowledgeable and quick on her feet and formidable AF.

Senator Harris' sister, Maya Harris, was a senior policy advisor on Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, and, as you may recall, Clinton had what I will understatedly call a strong policy agenda. I have no idea whether Maya will work on Kamala's campaign, but I sure hope she will. Look out for the Harris sisters!

Speaking of Hillary Clinton: Lots of people have lots of shit to say about the former Democratic nominee, but if any of them like Kamala Harris and/or Elizabeth Warren, they should at least have some respect for Clinton and the trail she blazed so that it was a little bit easier for others to follow.

Finally: Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have both been using that tired line about how they'll run if they determine they're the best candidate to defeat Trump. Well, they're (almost) officially not.

Boys, bye.

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