Tag: asked

VP Kamala Harris Asked to Lead on Voting Rights, and It’s a Challenge

June 3, 2021
“I think that Vice President Harris herself personifies the need for voting rights to be extended,” the Rev. Al Sharpton, who attended the speech in Tulsa, said in an interview. “When she’s on the phone or walks into an office, we’re looking at the reason we need voting rights.”Michael Waldman, the president of the Brennan

GOP House Leader Runs And Hides When Asked If Joe Biden Is President-Elect

December 16, 2020
Even though GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted Tuesday that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn as the next president and vice president, not all Republicans are willing to accept reality. When asked if he acknowledged Biden as the president-elect, Republican House Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy ran and hid from reporters. “Just

Black Women Asked Their Party for What They Wanted. What Happens After the Kamala Harris Pick?

August 13, 2020
Halliestine Zimmerman, a 71-year-old retired accountant in Mauldin, S.C., has cast a ballot in every election since she came of voting age, having watched her mother work to get more African-Americans to vote in the 1950s.“We are just benefiting from that — from our mothers,” she said on Wednesday, the morning after Kamala Harris was

Asked About Black Americans Killed by Police, Trump Says, ‘So Are White People’

July 15, 2020
The president’s remarks were the latest example of his refusal to acknowledge the racial discrimination that even many in his own party have said must be addressed. But Mr. Trump, who recently retweeted a video of a supporter shouting “white power” and said he would oppose a bipartisan effort in Congress to remove Confederate names
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