Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he didn’t really feel as if he had to choose a black woman as his running mate.
“No, I didn’t really feel stress to choose a black woman,” Biden mentioned when requested the query by ABC’s “Good Morning America’’ co-host Robin Roberts through the candidate’s first co-interview with vice-presidential pick Kamala Harris.
“The federal government ought to appear to be the folks, appear to be the nation. Fifty-one p.c of the folks on this nation are girls,” Biden mentioned. “As that previous expression goes, ‘Girls maintain up half the sky.’ And so as to have the option to succeed, you’ve obtained to be dealt in throughout the board.”
The pol mentioned Harris simply “match the closest and greatest” to the agenda he’s pushing for the nation, which has been torn by racial strife.
“I can not perceive and totally respect what it means to stroll in her footwear, to be an African-American woman, with Indian-American background, a toddler of immigrants,” Biden mentioned of Harris, a California senator.
“She will be able to’t assume precisely what it’s like to stroll in my footwear. What we do know is we now have the identical worth set.”