President Donald Trump said Senator Kamala Harris, now Joe Biden’s running mate in the Democratic ticket, was “the meanest, the most horrible, most disrespectful” senator during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.
Harris was a former prosecutor who sat at the Senate Judiciary Committee who became known for grilling Kavanaugh in September 2018 about allegations of sexual assault.
In a press briefing, President Trump said of Harris: “She was my No. 1 draft pick, and we’ll see how she works out. She did very, very poorly in the primaries, as you know. She was expected to do well. And she ended up right around 2%.”
The President added, “So I was a little surprised he picked her. I’ve been watching her for a long time and I was a little surprised. She was extraordinarily nasty to Kavanaugh, Judge Kavanaugh, now Justice Kavanaugh. She was nasty to a level that was just a horrible thing the way she was, the way she treated now-Justice Kavanaugh. And I won’t forget that soon.”
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden earlier announced that he has chosen California senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. If elected, Kamala Harris, 55, would be the nation’s first female, first Black and first Asian American vice president.