Donald Trump campaign seeks to define Kamala Harris as liar, liberal

Kamala Harris
First look at new attack against Dem VP pick.

Joe Biden picked his running mate. But President Donald Trump couldn’t let the day end without commenting on her from the White House. Though he took his time getting there.

The President addressed the topic of Sen. Kamala Harris, the California Senator selected by Biden Tuesday, during a late afternoon press conference. His comments were less than favorable.

Among other things, he called her “the most liberal person in the U.S. Senate,” and questioned her veracity.

“She lied. She said things that are untrue,” Trump said, telling “many many stories that weren’t true.”

Trump didn’t elaborate on those stories, preferring instead to talk about how poorly she did in the primaries. But the Trump campaign does intend to stress that narrative, with a new ad branding her as “Phony Kamala,”

“Kamala Harris ran for President by rushing to the radical left,” the white male voiceover intones, “embracing Bernie’s plan for socialized medicine, calling for trillions in new taxes, attacking Joe Biden for racist policies.”

“Voters rejected Harris. They smartly spotted a phony. But not Joe Biden,” the voiceover continues. “He’s not that smart.”

The ad then suggests that Biden’s time in office will be short.

“He calls himself a transitional candidate. He is handing over the reins to Kamala while they jointly embrace the radical left … Slow Joe and Phony Kamala.”

Expect more of these attacks as the campaign continues, with the Trump campaign certain to attempt to define Harris, a former prosecuting attorney, as a radical.

The Trump campaign, in a statement welcoming Harris to the race, continued to press the “phony Kamala” theme.

“Not long ago, Kamala Harris called Joe Biden a racist and asked for an apology she never received. Clearly, Phony Kamala will abandon her own morals, as well as try to bury her record as a prosecutor, in order to appease the anti-police extremists controlling the Democrat Party.

“In her failed attempt at running for President, Kamala Harris gleefully embraced the left’s radical manifesto, calling for trillions of dollars in new taxes and backing Bernie Sanders’ government takeover of health care. She is proof that Joe Biden is an empty shell being filled with the extreme agenda of the radicals on the left,” asserted adviser Katrina Pierson, in a statement provided by the Trump campaign.

“Joe Biden is no moderate, and with Harris as his ‘political living will,’ he is surrendering control of our nation to the radical mob with promises to raise taxes, cut police funding, kill energy jobs, open our borders, and appease socialist dictators. At the ballot box, Americans will resoundingly reject the abysmal failures of Biden-Harris in favor of the America First strength of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence,” Pierson continued.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1293285949917495300

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


8 comments

  • S.B. Anthony

    August 11, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    LMFAO, says the fat man with orange hair and the sprayed on tan.
    That’s pee worthy.

  • BlueHeron

    August 11, 2020 at 5:50 pm

    This is a nothing burger. I suspect there will be many nothing burgers to come.
    He and the campaign will rue the day if they so much as go after her gender or
    race. Overtly or subliminally. Also, I cannot wait to see her wipe the floor with Pence. Only if “Mother” allows him to attend.

  • Robert Dunn

    August 11, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    How do you like Democrat Socialism? PORT, NY, CHI, ATL, WA, DC Minneapolis just to mention a few. All Democrat leadership did the same thing, allowing the rioters to destroy. Like the third world isn’t it. Democrat Mayors ordering Police to stand down while the city is looted, burned. citizens beaten in the streets, monuments destroyed, police stations attacked taken over and allowed to be occupied by liberal Mayors & Governors. Antifa and BLM (founder is a Marxist) are the criminals behind this and the Democrat city and state leaders are complicit.

    Biden has recently stated that Police need to be de-funded “redirected” If Joe Biden is elected America will be on fire…..only Biden won’t send federal officers. Biden stated he’s going to “transform America”

    If you vote for Joe Biden it will be for a far left platform.. Joe will follow the radical left’s agenda or Joe won’t get the support (and he is) of Nancy Pelosi, Bernie Sanders, llhan Omar, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Adam Schiff, Val Demings, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Valerie Jarrett,. Rashida Talib, Stacy Abrams, Ayanna Pressley, Nancy Pelosi, Sheila Jackson Lee, Tom Perez, Maxine Waters, Al Green, Jerry Nadler, Pramila Jayapal.

    (This is the core of the socialists leftist wing of the Democrat party and are firmly in charge, not old , confused Joe Biden. Biden will be a puppet to a liberal Kamala Harris and those mentioned above.)

    Democrat Platform & Goals: (Do you know?)

    *Citizenship for 20 to 50 million illegal aliens, DACA, TPS recipients and their families with a cost of billions.

    *Free Healthcare for Illegal aliens, DACA, TPS recipients (taxpayer funded with one estimate at 52 trillion) Joe Biden endorsed.

    *Massive tax increases. All Democrat candidates have committed to tax increases of various amounts. Biden has stated he will raise taxes.

    *Sanctuary Cities & States. Joe Biden supports sanctuary cities.

    *Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Green new deal.(which would create massive unemployment, 100,000 jobs estimated in the transportation industry alone.) Biden supports.

    *Reparations for race’s harmed by Caucasians. Joe Biden committed to support Sheila Jackson Lee’s reparations bill in the House. Basically a tax will be levied on all Caucasians in America. (you can’t make this stuff up)

    *De-fund & terminate border patrol & ICE.

    * Biden will attack the Second Amendment (as it is now) Biden has stated Beto O’Rourke will be his gun Czar “Hell yeah I’m coming for your guns.”

    *De-fund Police. Kamala Harris called it “re-imagine law enforcement” in the senate. Biden recently stated he was in favor, quote “redirecting law enforcement finds.” Biden will do what the far left wants.

    *Ending of all private / employer based health care. “Medicare for all”, Feds run everything.

    *Illegal Aliens eligible for welfare & food stamps. (Elizabeth Warren’s plan adopted) Endorsed by Biden.

    *Free college for all, including illegal aliens (taxpayer funded with estimates in the billions. Bernie Sanders plan adopted.

    *Decriminalization of illegal entry into our country. *Open Borders.

    *End all deportations of illegal aliens, if you get here, you stay. Bernie’s website calls it a “moratorium” on deportations.

    *Drivers Licenses for illegal aliens (already happening in states with Democrat leadership. Biden endorsed

    *Late term abortions up to 9 months.

    * Destruction and erasing our history.

    Democrats want to make this election all about President Trump. NOT their platform & Goals for obvious reasons.

    • BlueHeron

      August 11, 2020 at 9:30 pm

      It is painfully clear that you have all of the sycophantic Trump talking points. Talking points I have seen almost verbatim from others on multiple occasions and in multiple media outlets.
      As for all of the foolishness you are claiming to be facts, I will ask you to cite all of your sources. The WH,any Republican, FOX, Brietbart, Qanon, etc… do not count.

      • Tjb

        August 12, 2020 at 3:04 pm

        Thank you Blue Heron. Robert Dunn is only vomiting the lies of Trump and the social media that supports him.

  • stormseeker

    August 11, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    Wow. Coming from Trump, a man who has literally made the US a laughing stock to the world, while destroying American farmers with tariffs on China, losing America’s power in Asia by pulling out of the TPP, feeding power to China.

    Trump and his campaign are attempting to paint Biden and Harris as left wingers…and his cult followers are buying it….because they cannot point to ANYTHING that Trump has accomplished except to hasten the demise of America….

    I know one thing…jsut like this solid choice for a VP, he will fill his cabinet with proven experts, from the military to the state department to scientists to battle this and the next pandemic without spending his entire career denying it….

    Bring on sentient America…

  • Sonja Fitch

    August 12, 2020 at 6:13 am

    Thank you Joe! Two honest to god good and decent Americans that KNOW how America works! Two honest to god good people who make mistakes, admits mistakes and tries their damndest to correct and to move forward for the common good! Vote Blue!

  • Good Patriot

    August 12, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    I love all the sheep (IDIOTS) that really think socialism is a wonderful thing. That’s exactly what you’ll get with Democrats in charge (Portland, Seattle, Chicago, NYC, etc.).

    Capitalism is based on individual initiative and favors market mechanisms over government intervention, while socialism is based on government planning and limitations on private control of resources. Capitalism is only as good as the effort you put into it (meaning you need to have some actual initiative). Thinking you deserve a “living wage” no matter the level of skill you have (running a cash register is not a skill) is not initiative. Finishing high school, learning a useful trade or gaining USEFUL skills in college is step one. Starting from the bottom and working up the ladder (again, that nasty word “initiative”) works well. Starting your own business is a great way to make a really good life for yourself (and all the others you hire). Oh, those evil billionaires (like Elon Musk) getting all the money while the workers are downtrodden (sarc). Wrong. People like Elon are billionaires because they had initiative and a vision. Elon hires thousand of employees, and provide great pay and benefits. The difference between these employees and socialists are the “capitalists” have initiative while the socialists think they’re entitled to free heathcare, free college, free phones, free housing – while getting their degree in gender studies. If you really think the government can do a better job of taking care of you verses your taking responsibility for your own life, then good luck. Or better yet, move to Venezuelan or Cuba. Let me know how that works out for you.

    P.S.: On a side note. Where is the media or BLM? Crickets…
    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/man-arrested-and-charged-with-murder-after-allegedly-approaching-5-year-old-boy-playing-in-street-and-shooting-him-in-head

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