President Trump wasted no time attacking Sen. Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s working mate. However in recent times, he was donating to her political marketing campaign.
President Donald Trump wasted little time launching assaults on Sen. Kamala Harris Tuesday after it was introduced Joe Biden named her as his vice presidential working mate. However as not too long ago as six years in the past, Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, have been donating to Harris’ marketing campaign for California legal professional normal.
In line with the California Secretary of State’s workplace, Donald Trump made contributions of $5,000 in 2011 and $1,000 in 2013 to Harris’ re-election marketing campaign. Ivanka Trump made a $2,000 donation in 2014.
Ivanka Trump now serves as a high adviser to her father within the White Home.
After Tuesday’s announcement, Trump rapidly tweeted a marketing campaign advert that dismisses Harris as “phony” and says she and Biden “collectively embrace the unconventional left.”
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At a White Home press convention later within the day, Trump stated he was “just a little stunned” that Biden selected Harris. Trump stated Harris “was very disrespectful to Joe Biden” in the course of the Democratic presidential primaries, and stated “it’s onerous to choose any person that’s that disrespectful.”
He additionally famous that Harris ”did very poorly” when she ran for the nomination — she dropped out in December.
“That’s like a ballot,” Trump stated.
Trump is making an attempt to color Harris as too far left, saying she desires to lift taxes, slash funds for the army and ban fracking. He’s additionally noting her powerful questioning of now-Supreme Courtroom Justice Brett Kavanaugh throughout his Senate affirmation listening to.
“She was terribly nasty to (Justice) Kavanaugh,” Trump stated, returning to a phrase — nasty — that he used to explain his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton.
Trump final month had stated Harris could be “a positive alternative.”