On Donald Trump’s racist tweet she says – 'He needs to go back where he came from!' She utilizes the President’s own words against him dramatically telling him to “go back to where he came from” in order to save the United States. She is Senator Kamla Harris, D-Calif.
A lifelong public safety and civil rights leader Kamala D. Harris is the second African American woman in history to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and the first African American and first woman to serve as Attorney General of the state of California.
An American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017, Kamala Devi Harris is a Democrat on the party front and individually as well.
After serving earlier as the 27th District Attorney of San Francisco from the year 2004 to 2011, she then was the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 until 2017. And it was 21st of January this year when Kamla D. Harris officially announced her campaign to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 election.
The fifty four year old popular American leader was born in Oakland, California and is a graduate of Howard University and University of California, Hastings College of the Law. The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and the City Attorney of San Francisco’s office witnessed her working for them in the year 1990. Within next one and a half decade she was elected District Attorney of San Francisco. This was 2004.
The year 2010 saw Ms Harris won the election as California’s Attorney General and then followed her come back too with she getting re-elected in 2014 by a wide margin. Just after two years she defeated Loretta Sanchez in the 2016 Senate election to succeed outgoing Senator Barbara Boxer. And now Kamla Harris became California’s third female U.S. Senator, and the first of Jamaican or Indian ancestry.
She serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Select Committee On Intelligence, and the Committee On Budget.
As the American Ms Harris introduced, rather say, co-sponsored legislation to provide sweeping tax cuts for the middle class, addressed the high cost of rent, raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour, made higher education tuition-free for the vast majority of Americans, reformed the cash bail system, protected the legal rights of refugees and immigrants, and expand access to affordable, quality health care with Medicare for All.
The achievements belonging to her are a long list. Ms Kamala prosecuted transnational gangs that exploited women and children and trafficked in guns and drugs being California’s Attorney General. The impacts of transnational criminal organizations and human trafficking are the subjects she led comprehensive studies and investigations into.
The middle-class Californians can never forget the landmark results Ms Kamla Harris has achieved for them. She fought the Wall Street banks and won $20 billion for homeowners who were facing foreclosure during the Great Recession. Not only this, Ms Harris also helped thousands of0 families stay in their homes and passed one of the nation’s strongest anti-foreclosure laws.
She aggressively advocated the rights of consumers and also won major settlements. In this fight she held big corporations accountable for the unfair conduct and by forging innovative agreements with the technology industry Ms Harris protected the privacy of Californians and crackdown against online crime is also attached with her name. She successfully sued predatory for-profit colleges were also on her target and she sued them all for their scamming students and veterans. She also did not spear big corruptors and also defended successful the Affordable Care Act from partisan attacks.
She is an stanch believer of civil rights and she defended them too. Ms Kamla Harris has been at the forefront of major civil rights battles as well. At the U.S. Supreme Court and she was proud to lead the team that helped bring down California’s Proposition 8 to fight for marriage equality nationwide.
She speaks truth and demands justice. Ms Kamala Harris has been a key voice in the fight to hold the Trump administration accountable, asking the tough questions on behalf of the American people. Analysing Trump as the President, she holds that he has taken the presidency to a new low. Ms Kamla Harris loves to live a philanthropic life and all along her career, Ms Kamala has been a fearless advocate for the voiceless and vulnerable and a vocal and determined fighter on behalf of all people.
Talk about her personal life, Ms Harris is married to California attorney Douglas Emhoff, who was at one time partner-in-charge at Venable LLP’s Los Angeles office. As per the Washington Post report their 2018 income was $1.9 million. Maya Harris, an MSNBC political analyst is her sister whereas the brother-in-law Tony West is general counsel of Uber and also a former United States Department of Justice senior official.