Earlier in this wild election cycle, it became fairly obvious that the most important decision that Joe Biden had to make was who he would choose as a running mate.
The reason was simple: Biden is no spring chicken, and the septuagenarian’s reluctance to even run for President was a sign to many that he may not be up for the task. His Vice President would almost certainly be taking on a bulk of the workload, allowing Biden to act as the figurehead that the Democrats needed to win the White House without having to exert himself.
It seems as though running mate Kamala Harris got the memo, and her phrasing during a campaign event in Arizona has piqued the interest of political observers.
The California lawmaker, whom the former vice president said he chose as his running mate last month because of her readiness “to lead on day one,” told a group of Latino small business owners from Arizona on Saturday that it was vital they made the right choice this November.
“As part of our Build Back Better agenda, we will need to make sure you have a president in the White House who actually sees you, who understands your needs, who understands the dignity of your work, and who has your back,” Harris said in a five-minute virtual address to the group, according to the Arizona Republic.
“A Harris administration together with Joe Biden as the president of the United States, the Biden-Haris administration will provide access to 100 billion dollars in low-interest loans and investments for minority-business owners,” she added[…]
The strange choice of words was enough to see “Harris Administration” trending on Twitter on Tuesday, further cementing the idea that Biden’s role in the White House may be diminished relative to his predecessors.
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