By Carma Henry

Official photo pf United States Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris has never been known to pull-punches.

Harris is viewed by those who know her as someone who’s “as tough as they come.” And, she knows that any bid for president in 2020 against the bombastic Donald Trump will take a bit of rhinoceros skin to deal with.

“It’s a very serious decision,” Harris told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski during an onstage conversation at the Know Your Value conference in San Francisco. “Over the holiday, I will make that decision with my family.”

As she told NNPA Newswire in September during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, she’s keenly aware of the challenges a barrier-breaking campaign will entail.

“Let’s be honest. It’s going to be ugly,” Harris said. “When you break things, it is painful. And you get cut. And you bleed.”

Harris and her colleague from New Jersey, Sen. Cory Booker have long been seen as a possible Democratic ticket in 2020, though no one has speculated which might run as president.

“This is a critical time,” Booker told NNPA Newswire in September at the conference. “The CBC is the conscience of Congress …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette