Cory Booker defends Senator Kamala Harris

Booker and Harris are among the list of Democrats who hope to win the Democratic nomination.

Kamala Harris - photo by Getty ImageCory Booker defended California Senator Kamala Harris after President Trump’s son, Don Jr., said she wasn’t Black enough to discuss the plight of Black Americans.

Booker rushed to Harris’ defense on after Don Jr. questioned Harris’s Blackness in a tweet that has since been deleted.

Harris is mixed race but she sometimes identifies as Black.

In response to a NY Times tweet describing Don Jr’s tweet, Booker wrote, “@KamalaHarris doesn’t have shit to prove.”

Cory Booker


.@KamalaHarris doesn’t have shit to prove. 

The New York Times


Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, shared another person’s tweet during the Democratic debate this week that falsely claimed Senator Kamala Harris was not black enough to be discussing the plight of black Americans. He later deleted it. 

Booker and Harris are among the crowded field of Democrats who hope to win the Democratic nomination and face off with Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

Harris is currently ranked 3rd in the polls behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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