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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisDem strategist says party needs to have a 'robust primary' in 2020 Warren's early 2020 bid raises stakes for rest of Dem field The reality check Democrats need to win in 2020 MORE (D-Calif.) on Tuesday said that she believes the U.S. is "absolutely" ready for a woman of color as president.
Harris made the remarks during an appearance on ABC's "The View" to promote her new memoir, "The Truths We Hold: An American Journey."
"Is this country, after what [President] Trump has unleashed and what we have seen, ready for the first woman of color president?" one of the show's hosts, Abby Huntsman, asked Harris.
"Absolutely," Harris said. "Listen — I’m not saying that about myself but I am saying that about the capacity of the American public.
"We need to give the American public more credit," she said. "Give the people more credit. They are smarter than that."
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RT @bdk1521: @DogginTrump They probably aren’t ready for a woman or person of color as president either. Which is why we’re in the mess wer…
@DogginTrump They probably aren’t ready for a woman or person of color as president either. Which is why we’re in the mess were in now.
What’s really f*cked up is that the country appears to be ready for a gay white president, or even an old white guy… https://t.co/mhy8XavmTY
RT @michaeldeluca7: I am ready for a woman or another person of color, or a gay man to be president and remove this pestilence from the Whi…
I am ready for a woman or another person of color, or a gay man to be president and remove this pestilence from the White House.. are you?