He recommended it to his closest aides and allies: until Joe Biden, on the campaign trail, needed her to defeat Donald Trump, Kamala Harris was the center of media attention, and his demands were carried out by the first Democrats. Then, when it was time to judge, the Vice President was left in a cone of shadows. This is the outburst of Harris who has complained about the difficulty of managing the files entrusted to her, from civil rights to immigration, without fair press coverage. the The New York Times He spoke of the “frustration” of the vice president, who felt that the margin of her role stemmed from the fact that for the first time there was no white man to cover this position.
For the US newspaper, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the hypothesis of some kind of sexism that would punish Harris: “There is a double standard used to judge her, as it was for me.” For Representative Karen Bass, “The complexity of the files assigned to her should have prompted the White House to defend them more forcefully.” Instead, Biden appears to be starting his very personal race to re-run for the 2024 presidential election: “If I’m healthy, I’m healthy now, I want to run again. If Trump does run, that possibility increases,” the incumbent said with All due respect to Vice President Harris, who is repeatedly awarded as his potential successor.