Senator Kamala Harris speaks with striking UAW workers in Reno on Oct. 3, 2019. Reno Gazette-Journal
The Democratic vice presidential nominee expects Nevada to play a key role in race against Trump
Next week’s election represents a choice between Joe Biden and a White House incumbent who’s currently presiding over “at least four crises,” Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris told a Reno audience on Tuesday.
On one hand, Harris said, is President Donald Trump, a leader who she said has denied climate science, wants to dismantle Obamacare and who “sat on” information about COVID-19, all while refusing to denounce right-wing extremists.
On the other, she argued, is Biden, who wants to repeal Trump’s sweeping 2017 tax cuts and expand Obamacare, while expunging minor marijuana convictions, banning private prisons and barring police chokeholds.
“Joe Biden understands that we have so much more in common than what separates us,” Harris told a crowd of more than 100 masked and meticulously socially distanced supporters at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater in Reno. “There are clear choices, and we have it within our power to determine the course of this country.
“Nevada’s going to help determine the outcome of this election. …. You’re going to make the difference.”
The first-term U.S. senator from California ended her closing argument for Biden by telling supporters that Tuesday’s election represents a chance not only to oust Trump, but to be a part of history by electing