The New York Times getting criticized for defending'pornography literacy' for first graders, ex-CNN regular Michael Avenatti getting prison time for Nike extortion, and The Lincoln Project's co-founder saying the Capitol riot was worse than 9/11 round out today's top media headlines Vice President Kamala Harris was criticized Saturday for arguing against voter ID laws because rural Americans couldn't get photocopies of their ID's. "I don't think that we should underestimate what that [compromise on voter ID laws] could mean," Harris said in her interview with BET News. "Because in some people's mind, that means you're going to have to Xerox or photocopy your ID to send it in to prove who you are. Well, there are a whole lot of people, especially people who live in rural communities, who don't - there's no Kinkos, there's no OfficeMax near them." "Of course people have to prove who they are," Harris continued, but "not in a way that makes it almost impossible for them to prove who they are."
Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's choice for Vice President, is well-liked among voters. Even some Republicans have favorable views of the VP candidate, according to a new poll. In a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, Republican approval of Harris ranges from 25-55% while Democrats approve 86-8%. That means 1 in 4 Republicans has a favorable opinion of Harris. Still, many conservatives have unfavorable views.
Pete Hegseth and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., react to reports Vice President Kamala Harris is taking the lead on foreign policy Is Vice President Kamala Harris starting to do President Biden's job for him? That's the question Fox News host Sean Hannity asked while reviewing a report on Harris taking on foreign policy responsibilities, like solo meetings with foreign leaders. According to Politico, Harris is trying to carve out a specialty in in foreign policy. She also participated in the first bilateral meeting of the new administration between Canada and the United States. Biden reportedly didn't do the same as vice president in the Obama administration.
Vice President Mike Pence shares his thoughts on the Biden-Harris ticket. Presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has "embraced the agenda of the radical left," Vice President Mike Pence told "Hannity" Wednesday, adding that he "can't wait" for the Oct. 7 vice presidential debate in Utah. "I think she is a skilled debater, but I can't wait to get to Salt Lake City and be on the stage --whether to compare Joe Biden's nearly 50 years in public life, the agenda of the radical left, the agenda that she's embraced throughout her political career -- with the results of this president and this administration," Pence told host Sean Hannity. PENCE TELLS HARRIS: 'I'LL SEE YOU IN SALT LAKE CITY' Biden and Harris made their debut as a ticket Wednesday, a day after the former vice president announced the choice of Harris as his running mate, by saying that America is "crying for leadership." "The case against Donald Trump and Mike Pence is open and shut," Harris said at an event in Wilmington, Del.
President Biden refers to Vice President Kamala Harris as'President Harris' during remarks regarding his administration's new policies to address the border crisis. During a press conference Thursday to announce his upcoming trip to the southern border this weekend, President Biden referred to Vice President Kamala Harris as "President Harris." The gaffe, which has happened multiple times before, was widely criticized on Twitter. Biden confirmed his Sunday trip to El Paso, Texas, during Thursday's announcement and outlined his administration's new immigration policies. During the speech, Biden referred to the vice president as "President Harris" while speaking to the work she has done on the border in recent years.