Biden: Kamala Harris took my position on school busing 'out of context'

Biden: Kamala Harris took my position on school busing 'out of context'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said that he "wasn't prepared" for Sen. Biden's deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield tweeted a link to the AP story saying, "It's disappointing that Senator Harris chose to distort Vice President Biden's position on busing - particularly now that she is tying herself in knots trying not to answer the very question she posted to him!"

The Harris campaign added Friday that, of the money she raised this quarter, half a million dollars came from her online store.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden. It seemed like Chris [Cuomo] was trying to pin him down, but that is a fundamental, you know, point of disagreement on his record that Senator Harris highlighted in the debate. It would be so much easier, and he'd come across infinitely more sympathetic, if he would say something such as: "Based on what we knew then, I and a lot of good Democrats, including African Americans, supported X. But times change and we can recognize unintended consequences of some of those positions".

As to the need to clarify his record, Biden criticized the time constraints and sparring during the debate. Biden said he was in favor of voluntary busing but opposed federally mandated busing.

With the fundraising quarter ending June 30, Harris' campaign had only a matter of days to turn her newfound momentum into tangible contributions.

"Sadly, we do not agree", she said. During the first Democratic debate, candidates like former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Michael Bennet took aim at Sanders' bold proposals like the Green New Deal and universal health care.

Biden's comments on Ocasio-Cortez get at the heart of a debate inside the Democratic Party: While liberal icons, including a number of newly elected members, grab headlines, the party swept into the majority in the House on the backs of more moderate members who won in swing districts. "Harris over the weekend or Fourth of July holiday". "Do you think the American public looked at that debate, take me out of it, and thought, boy, I really liked the way that's being conducted?" "I think people should have to get in line, but if people are coming because they're actually seeking asylum, they should have a chance to make their case".

The tepid debate performance inspired little confidence among Iowa Democrats who are evaluating which Democratic contender is best suited to go toe-to-toe with Republican Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

She added, "My goal was to really just make sure that in this conversation we are appreciating the impact on real people of policies that have been pushed in the history of our country".

"I mean, what we should be debating what we do from here". He's the bully that I've always stood up to. "The idea that I'd be intimidated by Donald Trump?".

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