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#Kamala is now up on #TRMS. Rachel asks her what she means by "sham process". She discusses how 1000s of pages were dumped at the time 11th hour, credible allegations were not investigated, and #ChristineBlaseyFord was treated like a criminal when she had nothing to gain.
#Kamala reminds us the White House was "orchestrating" and "curating" what the Judiciary committee could learn about #Kavanaugh. "The process by which he was confirmed has caused a crisis of confidence". Impeachment is necessary.
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Thread: At the 3rd #DemDebate Sen #KamalaHarris proved why she is the one Trump fears the most. Her focus was to #ProsecuteTheCase against 4 more yrs; and #Kamala gave clear insight into her vision for America. Here are her responses. #Kamala2020
#KamalasPlan for Universal Health care has been hailed as the best among the field (see below), but #Kamala wisely used the time to remind Americans Trump is currently trying to undo the ACA. #DemDebate #Kamala2020 #KamalaHarris

I have said it time and again, #KamalaHarris has consistently been a champion of reform for decades. Here is how she responded at the #DemDebate and check out 50 times #Kamala acted on/accomplished #CriminalJusticeReform #Kamala2020

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Last night’s #DemocraticDebate was better than the previous efforts, as the moderators were more up to the task. Here are my notes:

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1/ Kamala won this thing. After watching the three forerunners trade barbs about health care policy arcana—why not just announce, “America, turn to the football game?”—she made the operative point on the issue: Dems WANT people to have healthcare. Trump wants to take it away.
2/ I wish Kamala, or anyone, had gone even further and mentioned the time Trump denied healthcare coverage to his nephew, a child with a serious medical condition, as a way of punishing his brother for perceived disloyalty.
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Thread: Let me dispel of the notion that #KamalaHarris is new to #CriminalJusticeReform. The facts show that for decades #Kamala has pursued & accomplished reforms, many of them trailblazing. It's time to retire the lazy narratives with 50 things she has done for CJR. #Kamala2020
For easy sharing, here is the list of 50 things #Kamala has done to advance #CriminalJusticeReform as a public servant. The tweet thread provides more details on the items listed. #Kamala2020 #KamalaHarris2020 #KamalaHarris
50 Times #Kamala Accomplished/Advocated for #CriminalJusticeReform
1.Deputy DA- #KamalaHarris Opposed Prop 21 (passed with 62%) which increased criminal penalties for crimes committed by youth and incorporated many youth offenders into the adult criminal justice system.
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#CriminalJustice ROUNDTABLE - Video Thread

Today, @KamalaHarris announced her plan to "Transform the Criminal Justice System."

She sat down to discuss with @angela_rye @dwatkinsworld @DrPhilGoff @JamiraBurley

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#KamalaHarris2020 #ForThePeople
@KamalaHarris @angela_rye @dwatkinsworld @DrPhilGoff @JamiraBurley On restoring trust in calling the police

"There is a piece that is about restructuring the system in a way that we actually create accountability... creating standards that are for prosecutors & police officers."

Mentions violation of trust should have consequences #Kamala2020
@KamalaHarris @angela_rye @dwatkinsworld @DrPhilGoff @JamiraBurley "For too long we have put the onus on the community... to work on how the reciprocal relationship of trust should occur instead of putting the responsibility equally, if not more, on those who have actually create the distrust in terms of how the system works." @KamalaHarris
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Former Mississippi Governor Ray Mabus, who also served as Secretary of the Navy (@SECNAV75) under @BarackObama, has endorsed @KamalaHarris in the Democratic race for president, saying #Kamala2020 has the “toughness of character” to serve as commander-in-chief. #2020Election
Former Mississippi governor and US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus says @KamalaHarris is “fully prepared to be our next commander-in-chief.”
@KamalaHarris Full story with more context, including @KamalaHarris and and @SECNAV75's shared views on the transgender military ban and the former Mississippi governor's call to remove all Confederate monuments and change the state flag: jacksonfreepress.com/news/2019/sep/…
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#Kamala starts off saying "lead, follow, or get out the way...starting with Donald Trump". Kamala talking about obstruction from Republicans announcing she will eliminate the filibuster to pass things through Congress
#Kamala says she will take executive action and do whatever is necessary. Says she will not be burdened by whatever the next POTUS will do because there is action that can be taken right away
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Despite the obvious disaster Trump has made of the country—by design!—I feel as optimistic about the future as I have at any point since Manafort got arrested. Let’s talk about the reasons for my, ahem, audacious hope.

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1/ First, Congress comes back on Monday refreshed, refocused, ready to seal the deal. The break was not frivolous. It was the legislative equivalent of Steve Kerr resting the starters the first few minutes of the fourth quarter before rolling out the Lineup of Death.
2/ While it may appear that the Dem House has “done nothing,” the opposite is true. The i’s are dotted, the t’s are crossed, the jurisprudential ducks are in a row. Nadler as much as announced that impeachment was on. Schiff is talking about Deutsche Bank & financial crimes.
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Today #Kamala unveiled her proposal for an inclusive economy and civil rights for people with disabilities. It never ceases to amaze me the ways in which #KamalaHarris ensures that diversity and inclusion are a cornerstone of her policies. #Kamala2020
#KamalasPlan pledges in partnership with the disability community, to "build an America that lives up to the promise" of the A.D.A.
✅Establish a grant program for states to help redesign business models/strategies to increase employment of ppl with disabilities
#KamalasPlan
✅ Expand the vocational rehabilitation system at the Department of Education so that it:
✅Removes barriers hindering ppl w/disabilities from getting jobs
✅Covers a wider range of services
✅Increases funding for workplace accommodations,adaptive tech, devices,etc
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Thread: This gut wrenching article really underscores the urgency & importance of selecting a Dem candidate who will tangibly improve the lives of working Americans. Several policies in #Kamala's #3AMAgenda will tangibly make a difference for families like the Goodman family.
First issue: Rents are too high. Ms. Goodman makes $9/hr but her rent was $950/month. That is 66% of her income. #KamalasPlan called the Rent Relief Act will provide a tax credit caps rent & utilities at 30%. Non-partisan analysis determined RRA will lift 7.8M ppl out of poverty
Second issue: Stagnant wages
#Kamala supports raising the min wage to $15/hr but additionally, #KamalasPlan the LIFT Act would put $6,000/yr ($500 can be accessed monthly) in Ms. Goodman's pockets. Non-partisan analysis determined the LIFT Act lifts 9.6M ppl out of poverty
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#KamalaHarris is strikingly consistent in her beliefs and objectives in reforming the flawed criminal justice system.
This thread delves into a 2004 LA Times profile of #Kamala and how consistent her ideals then are with what she has accomplished over 15 yrs & still proposes.
#KamalaHarris: Consistent in her Convictions. How Her Record Reflects her Desire for Change
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#Kamala2020 #Khive #KamalasRecord #UnitedForKamala #Kamala #KamalaHarris2020
#KamalaHarris was a trailblazer as a first in each office she held- SF DA, CA AG, US Senator. BUT let's keep it in perspective that each of these roles were in institutions that existed for over 140+yrs. Change is hard yet #Kamala accomplished a great deal
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What if #KamalaHarris was Prez when @issarae started #Insecure? With #KamalasPlan there woulda been some changes for our favs. Lawrence would've gotten his business off the ground quicker with #Kamala's $12B Black entrepreneurship grant so Issa would've never had reason to cheat.
If Issa never cheated on Lawrence's unemployed ass, we could've gotten the happy ending for both of them we're still waiting for after 3 seasons. Wedding bells not lonely blue shirts 😢
We don't let Issa's cheating define her though...there would've been a LOT good things for her with #KamalasPlan. Like...she coulda still worked with kids as a teacher making $13,500 more a yr thanks to #Kamala's teacher pay plan instead of feeling trapped &broke at We Got Y'all.
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Thread: Kamala has a detailed and innovative plan for combatting domestic terrorism including white supremacist terrorism specifically. #KamalasPlan is a mix of executive action & collaboration with Congress; & a mix of investigative priorities & prevention. #KamalaWillAct
#KamalasPlan
✅Empower fed courts to issue new Domestic Terrorism Prevention Orders to temporarily seize the gun of a suspected terrorist
🚩Avg 10K hate crimes involve guns every yr
🚩42% of mass shooters exhibit concerning behavior before their crimes.
kamalaharris.org/domestic-terro…
#KamalasPlan
✅Take executive action to close the online gun sales loophole by requiring platforms like ArmsList to perform background checks.
✅Issue ruling that “dealing in firearms” can mean private gun sales online for profit.
npr.org/sections/allte…
kamalaharris.org/domestic-terro…
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I want a GenX president. I want her to be cool, smart, funny. I want her to kick ass and take names and share popcorn with her rivals because she has class. I want her to rock sneakers and blazers & have a husband so besotted he charge on stage to fight her corner. #KamalaHarris
I want a president that watched the Muppet Show and In Living Color and The Electric Company. Who loves a Tribe Called Quest and cooks a mean roast chicken and is a kick ass auntie and sister and step mother and lawyer and friend. I want a president who can dance.
I want a president from my generation who calls her tour bus ‘tricked out’. Who reads the Mueller report like the legal brief it is and sees how to prosecute the crimes detailed within. Who knows that when criminals are abusing people we need A GOOD COP to save the day. #Kamala
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Thread: @WeAreUnidosUS conducted a national survey of the 2020 Latino Electorate focusing on what Latino voters want in a candidate and policies. Here is #KamalasPlan specifically for the #LatinoAgenda priorities and why she is the best candidate #ParaLaGente #ForThePeople #KHive
Kamala's #3AMAgenda tackles the top issues for Latino voters: jobs/economy, health care, immigration, gun violence, education,&housing.
With Kamala you get:
✅More 💰 in your pockets
✅Immediate action on immigration/gun reform
✅Medicare For All &more
#ForThePeople #ParaLaGente
For Latino voters, Jobs/Economy is their top issue. 59% surveyed support raising the minimum wage. Kamala proposes raising the min wage to $15 as original co-sponsor of Raise The Wage Act. Increasing the federal min wage will impact 6.8 million Latinos. #ForThePeople #ParaLaGente
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Thread:@KamalaHarris record as AG is something ppl want to hear from her about. Assembled in this thread are contemporaneous videos of Kamala addressing her initiatives, outcomes, & conducting roundtables. Feel free to RT/Bookmark #Kamala2020 #KamalaHarris #KHive #KamalasRecord
#KamalasRecord Gun Control
-Her DOJ led a 6wk statewide gun sweep
-1209 guns seized from individuals legally barred from possessing them
- Guns seized from mentally unstable & ppl w/active restraining orders
-3X as many guns seized vs 2007
Watch (6/11)
#KamalasRecord Listening to Her Constituents
-Kamala convened a roundtable with foreclosure victims where they provided their stories and she discussed reforms she was prioritizing as AG
-Created the Mortgage Fraud Strike Division
Watch (11/11):
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Thread: Not enough ink has been dedicated to educating people on Kamala Harris' role as CA Attorney General & her record. This thread is CA AG 101 answering: what was Kamala's role and what did she do in that role? Feel free to bookmark/RT #Kamala2020 #ForThePeople #KHive
First lets get some basic things established. Kamala was CA AG (1st Black woman) from 2011-Jan 2017. She oversaw an office of more than 4,500 employees incl.: 1,000 lawyers, investigators, sworn peace officers, & professional staff. She had an operating budget of over $700M/yr.
Kamala's AG duties were: "safeguarding the public from violent criminals, preserving California's spectacular natural resources, enforcing civil rights laws, and helping victims of identity theft, mortgage-related fraud, illegal business practices, and other consumer crimes."
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Kamala Disinformation Debunked Thread: On debate night 2 we saw trash Twitter talking points get parroted by two so-called presidential candidates. They are banking on people taking their smears at face value but I won't stand for it. Feel free to share/RT #KHive #Kamala2020
▪️SFPD Lab Tech Deborah Madden allegedly stole cocaine
▪️Crime Lab was ran by PD not Kamala's office.
▪️Kamala without being ordered to dropped over 1,500 cases (far above the cases that were handled by Madden)
▪️Kamala implemented reforms in response (see addtl sources below)
❌ Kamala did NOT fight to keep prisoners for cheap labor
▪️ DAG Patrick McKinney unsuccessfully argued the case without Kamala's knowledge
▪️Kamala was not personally involved in the 10s of 1000s of filings by all of the 1,000 attorneys per year
Source: buzzfeednews.com/article/adamse…
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Here is what Kamala accomplished as CA AG....facts not smears. #KHive #DemDebate
Setting the record straight on the trash attacks on Kamala's record as DA/AG. Don't just take my word for it...I have contemporaneous sources included in the thread to backup what I say in videos. #KHive #Kamala2020
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Thread: Kamala's #3AMAgenda prioritizes lifting working families
✅$6,000 Tax Credit 💰
✅Universal health care without raising middle class taxes
✅Executive action on gun control
✅Rent Relief tax credit
✅Bigger childcare credit
✅Invest in teachers
#KamalasPlan #DemDebate
#KamalasPlan LIFT Act
✅Thousands more 💲💲 in your wallet
✅80 million Americans will benefit
✅Lifts 9.6 Million Americans out of poverty
✅Most significant middle class tax cut in decades
kamalaharris.org/issue/economic…
#KHive #Kamala2020 #3AMAgenda
#KamalasPlan for Universal Healthcare
✅Covers Everyone
✅Keep your employer/union private insurance if you want
✅More private insurance consumer protections
✅NO working/middle class tax hike
✅Obamacare alums/Unions approve
kamalaharris.org/healthcare/
#KHive #Kamalacare #3AMAgenda
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Read through @KamalaHarris Medicare For All plan & it's damn good! All the folks who love private insurance should be satisfied it will still be viable but with stricter requirements that will benefit them. This new plan is a clear win-win! #KHive #Kamala2020
#Kamalacare is universal health care that does not eliminate private insurance
#Kamalacare requires insurance companies to adhere to stricter requirements that will save you money and increase your benefits
#Kamalacare won't raise your taxes if you are middle/working class
#KHive
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#RepresentationMatters and what @KamalaHarris has advocated for and accomplished in places NO other Black women (SF DA/CA AG) or few (2nd Senator) have occupied offers proof of why we need to be on the inside. #Kamala2020 #KHive
Kamala being in the Senate meant the FIRST ever bill introduced to specifically tackle the Black maternal health crisis.
Kamala being elected California AG meant the creation of theBureau of Children's Justice, Racial & Identity Profiling Advisory Board, Open Justice Initiative, eCrime Unit, Mortgage Fraud Strike Force, Division of Recidivism Reduction & Re-Entry, etc
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I'm doing another tweet about impeachment bc there is a campaign of disinformation out there. Don't listen to bullsh*t. #FollowTheFacts These ppl are having a go at Democrats on purpose.
Maybe we shouldn't be freaking out about impeachment & let judiciary do their jobs by making sure they have all the evidence. I'm supporting these Dems that are doing working diligently to get him out of office in whatever form that takes. Exactly what does impeachment do?
#FollowTheFacts If the Senate fails to convict, then Trump will have been impeached but not removed. Do we have a two-thirds majority? No, we do not. Yet. He will be acquitted. Trump will be victorious & everything uncovered is gone. I can hear it now. "witch hunt"
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Kamala discusses her campaign moves: hiring staff, lots of campaign events, but slow and steady. Lots of work left to do! #Kamala2020 #KamalaMaddow #TRMS
Kamala discussing the racist attacks...she says she was not surprised and found it "rather uninteresting". Unbothered and tough...not whiny about attacks. #TRMS #Kamala2020 #KamalaMaddow
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