Washington, August 29
Kamala Harris is “not competent” to be President, US President Donald Trump has stated as he launched an assault on the Indian-origin senator’s credentials for the highest submit.
Addressing his supporters at a Republican marketing campaign rally in New Hampshire on Friday, Trump stated he would help seeing a feminine President within the US, however recommended that his daughter and senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump could be a greater candidate for the position.
Harris, 55, was a presidential aspirant till final yr earlier than she dropped out of the race due to lack of fashionable help. Harris returned to political limelight after Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, picked her as his working mate within the November three election.
Born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mom, Harris is the primary Indian-American and first Black lady to be picked by a significant American political social gathering for one of many high posts. “You know I want to see the first woman President, but I don’t want to see a woman president get into that position the way she’d do it, and she’s not competent,” Trump stated, amid applause from his supporters, a number of of whom screamed Ivanka Trump, at an election rally on Friday.
“They’re all saying ‘we want Ivanka’. I don’t blame you,” he stated, responding to his supporters. This was Trump’s first election rally after he formally accepted the nomination of the Republican Party on Thursday for the presidential election. Trump stated Harris withdrew from the Democratic Party’s presidential race earlier than main season kicked off as her recognition dropped right down to single digit.
“She (Harris) starts off (her presidential campaign) sort of strong. Within a few months, she goes down, down 15, 12, 11, nine, eight, five, three, two,” he stated. — PTI