Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP nominee

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The Democratic Presidential nominee, Joe Biden has named California Senator Kamala Harris as his working mate, making historical past by choosing the primary Black and South Asian American girl to run for the put up.

The announcement was made by a Twitter put up by Biden on Tuesday morning, who described Harris as a “fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants.”

“Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau [Biden’s son]. I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse. I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign,” Biden added.

The former Vice-President of Barack Obama’s administration had pledged in March, to select a girl as his VP.

Biden’s move got here at a slightly difficult second for the incumbent president Donald Trump. The Coronavirus pandemic has contaminated greater than 5.three billion residents, and has value the lifetime of greater than 168,000 folks, sparking an outcry over his dealing with of the pandemic. Opposition voices have been more and more rising since May, following the loss of life of George Floyd, an African-American man in Minneapolis, seen on video gasping for breath as a white police officer knelt on his neck.