The Democrat vapestakes may be the two best contenders.
Of all the guys on Joe Biden’s short list, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren – Only two people spoke at the Texas Democratic state convention Saturday.
“These things don’t happen by accident,” Democratic strategist Brad Bannon told The Post. “I think they’re both getting an audition in Texas.”
The Top Dems saw the Lone Star State’s four-day online conference this week as a dry run for the party’s national convention, which is essentially virtual amid corona virus concerns.
Harris spoke with the Texas Democrats Friday. George focused on FloydHis death at the hands of a Minneapolis policeman has led to nationwide protests and riots.
“Justice is on the ballot in 2020,” Harris said. “When we talk about the name George Floyd … we know our country is still in progress and we have to fight.”
Even Warren, Floyd killed the epicenter of his speech.
“As a nation, we’re looking for some serious soul,” he said.
Race is key to Biden’s team’s political calculus, Bannon said.
“There is incredible pressure on Biden to choose a black running mate, and that was true even before George Floyd died,” he said. “Biden won the nomination with the overwhelming support of the black voters. He must reward them.”
This gives Harris – the daughter of a Jamaican father and a mother who immigrated from India – the edge.
But a May 27 morning consultation / Politico survey It was found that Warren would give Biden a big boost among the overall electorate.
Most importantly, Warren’s honesty as a progressive champion may elevate Biden’s weaknesses with Bernie Sanders voters.
“About 10% of Bernie’s people voted for Trump in 2016, and most of them didn’t vote,” Bannon said. Anything near that level of deficiency in 2020 could spell the democratic disaster in November.
In Texas Conference, The The final session was closed With a pre-recorded video message from Biden, he was appointed just hours before with a primary victory in Guam.
“If you’re wondering, I’m in my backyard in our manufactured studio here. It’s hot as a devil,” Biden greeted party members, trying to recreate his trademark campaign-tracking character in a virtual. System.
He rejected President Trump’s immigration policies in a four-minute speech and promised to fight the “systematic racism” of the Biden administration in the aftermath of the brutal and brutal killing of George Floyd.
“As I said, the soul of this nation is in danger,” Biden said. “That’s why I’m running for president.”