Democratic senator Kamala Harris has announced that she is throwing her hat in the ring to run for president in 2020 - so now is as good a time as any to remind everyone of her terrible record on criminal justice. Thankfully, criminal-justice reform has become a bit of a popular issue these days among both Democrats and Republicans. As a civil libertarian, it's my opinion that we still have a long way to go - and putting Kamala Harris in the White House would not be a step in the right direction.
FBN's Kennedy on how Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced that she will run for president in 2020.
Harris, 54, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party's increasingly diverse base of young, female and minority voters. "This is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are," Harris said on ABC's "Good Morning America" in announcing her candidacy. Harris, who made history in 2016 as the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate from California, timed her announcement for the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.
KAMALA HARRIS 2020: Strong reaction is pouring in from the Bay Area after the California senator and Oakland native announced she is running for president.
Sen. Kamala Harris of California announced Monday that she is running to unseat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.