The U.s. senator Kamala Harris has on Monday officially launched its candidacy to be published for the American presidential election of 2020. They connect themselves to the group of Democratic candidates who want to prevent it from Donald Trump for a second term brings.
“The future of our country depends on you and millions of other people who raise their voice to the American values to defend,” says Harris Monday in a Twitter posted video. “That is the reason why I candidate am to be the president of the United States.”
The 54-year-old senator chose Martin Luther Kingdag, a national holiday in the US, to her notice, a symbol for this immigrantendochter whose parents were part of the civil rights movement.
If she gets a meaning, and the Democratic primaries wins, she can be the first female president of the United States, and also the first black woman who is the head of the country.
Harris previously worked two mandates long as the public prosecutor of San Francisco (2004-2011). After that, she was twice elected as state attorney of California (2011-2017), making her the first woman but also the first African-American was at the head of the legal service of the state on the west coast.
In January 2017, explained to Harris the oath as a senator. She is only the second black senatrice in American history. In addition, she has South-Asian roots: her mother is Tamilafkomst. Kamala Harris gained fame mainly for her sharp questions, sometimes hard show, during tense hearings, such as that in 2018, the controversial conservative candidate for the supreme court, Brett Kavanaugh.
Twenty-two months for the presidential election along Democratic side, several female candidates signed up to, such as senators Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congresafgevaardigde Tulsi Gabbard.
The candidate of the Democratic party is a national voorverkiezingsproces filtered.