CNN’s Chris Cuomo faced backlash for making a joke after presidential candidate Kamala Harris declared her gender pronouns were “she, her and hers” at the network’s LGBTQ community town hall. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is under pressure to choose a black woman as his running mate. Now, Reuters reports Democratic donors, strategists, and campaign insiders say they think Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Ca.) should be the one. Amid the nationwide protests over racism and police brutality, Sen. Harris may have found the glory that eluded her in her failed presidential bid.
Here are some of the nearly dozen candidates who are likely under consideration, as former Vice President Joe Biden faces fresh calls to choose a black woman as his running mate. Lisa Bernhard reports.
Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator Kamala Harris Senator Amy Klobuchar Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Senator Elizabeth Warren Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams
Top Trump campaign official and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. Kimberly Guilfoyle has tested positive for coronavirus. Guilfoyle tested positive in South Dakota before she was set to attend President Donald Trump's event at Mount Rushmore. CNN reports Guilfoyle was not with the President and Donald Trump Jr. has so far tested negative. Guilfoyle has not met with President Trump recently, but she was backstage for his rally in Tulsa, and was also at his event in Phoenix.
On Saturday, Eric Trump appeared on Fox News and said that the CoronaVirus pandemic was a hoax. Eric claimed that the coronavirus will "magically all of a sudden go away and disappear" after the presidential election on November 3. Eric's brother, Donald Jr., also said that the coronavirus was invented by the Democrats to cancel his father's campaign rallies. Business Insider reports that CoronaVirus has killed more than 80,000 Americans.
Hillary Clinton insists she would have handled coronavirus better than Donald Trump. In a chat with the THR podcast Clinton speculates that had she been President her administration could have saved more lives. Hillary says she would have modeled "more responsible behavior" during the coronavirus pandemic. "I know I would have done a better job." Her comments come amid mounting case totals in the US.
Joe Biden as one major advantage in the 2020 election: he's not Hillary Clinton. The LA Times reports that Clinton was widely and viscerally disliked. Trump won in 2016 by convincing people he was more likable than Hillary Clinton. It won't be that easy with Biden. “He’s not a good enough bad guy” said Ed Rogers, a former top official in the George H.W. Bush White House and a longtime Republican operative.
Terry McAuliffe is a prominent Democrat and Joe Biden supporter. He told a meeting of Virginia Democrats that Biden should remain in his Delaware home’s basement for the duration of the 2020 presidential campaign. The NY Post reports that McAuliffe was Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman in 2016. MacAuliffe spoke via Zoom to a videoconference of the Norfolk City Democratic Committee. McAuliffe said Biden's team prefer he stay quiet and only say things "strategically", when the time is right.
Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has “a better relationship” with Joe Biden than he had with Hillary Clinton. Sanders was the No. 2 contender in each of the last two Democratic presidential primaries. He told The New Yorker he thinks he has a “stronger” and “closer” relationship with Biden. The Hill reports that Biden and Sanders have known each other for 14-years. “I think the difference now is that, between you and me, I have a better relationship with Joe Biden than I had with Hillary Clinton.
Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is rebooting her campaign, laying off staffers and refocusing her efforts on Iowa. A new memo obtained by CBS News says Harris is running low on cash. Katie Nielsen..