August 11, 2020

Harris under scrutiny for tough-on-crime prosecutor past

Los Angeles (AFP) – While many will hail the choice of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s running mate, the US senator from California has come under tough criticism — but also been praised — over her past work as a top prosecutor.Harris, the first woman and the first black attorney general in the history of the Golden State as well as the first woman of color on a major US presidential ticket, portrayed herself as a progressive reformer during her own presidential bid, but some have cast doubts on that claim.”Time after time, when progressives urged her to embrace criminal justice reforms as a di…


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