The California Democrat posed with an egg and cheese sandwich and a bottle of water following an appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America," where she announced her intention to throw her hat in the crowded ring of Democrats mounting campaigns.
But she'll have plenty of rivals, some of whom are better-positioned to appeal to the ascendant economic-populist wing of the Democratic Party.
"The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values". Because it is true we are a country that - yes, we are flawed, we're not flawless, but we are a great country when we think about the principles on which we were founded. Prior to becoming a senator, Harris was a deputy district attorney and Alameda County, a district attorney of San Francisco city and county, and later the attorney general of California. She outlined in her election bid announcement how she would have to challenge barriers surrounding the perception of minorities in her upcoming campaign. "I can tell you of cases where I really regret that we were not able to charge somebody that I knew molested a child but the evidence wasn't there", she said. The campaign slogan in her announcement video is "For the People", which campaign advisers said was a nod to her rising in court to say, "Kamala Harris, for the people". Kamala Harris traveled to New Hampshire as she was preparing to launch her presidential campaign.
"Never Trump CNN pundit Ana Navarro, who has said that people do not talk about whether Harris is likable and relatable enough like they did with Hillary Clinton and are doing with Warren, said Harris will destroy the "'women are called dislikable' sexism charge". Elizabeth Warren became the first high-profile Democrat to launch a 2020 White House run.
Democratic primary debates will begin in June. Upon returning to Washington, Harris spoke to reporters at Howard University, the historically black college that she attended as an undergraduate and on Monday described as "one of the most important aspects of my life".
"All she has to show for her brief time in the Senate is a radically liberal voting record", RNC spokesman Michael Ahrens said in a statement.
Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president.
Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016, Harris has quickly made a name for herself in the upper chamber, seizing her perch on the Judiciary Committee as a national platform for issues related to the Supreme Court, criminal justice reform, and immigration.
During a tense exchange with then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions over Trump campaign contacts with Russia, Sessions stopped her.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who unsuccessfully sought the 2016 Democratic nomination, is also considering a campaign. In January 1972, Chisholm - a Brooklyn, N.Y., native and the daughter of immigrants - submitted her official candidacy for president, becoming the first black candidate seeking a major party's presidential nomination and the first black woman to run for president. In 2018, the senator visited Iowa and SC to stump for local candidates. Harris also won a $25 billion settlement for California homeowners hit by the foreclosure crisis, but refused to prosecute Steven Mnuchin's OneWest Bank for foreclosure violations in 2013. Eric Swalwell and former attorney general Eric Holder.
Harris, who voted against Mnuchin's confirmation as head of the Treasury, has said she "followed the facts" in declining to prosecute.