Kamala Harris staffer mocks O'Reilly for saying Harris 'lost' his vote for president

The communications director for Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisFive former Obama ambassadors back Buttigieg Harris: Integrity of US justice system 'took a real blow' with Barr's actions Sanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina MORE (D-Calif.) on Monday mocked former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly after he stated Harris had "lost" his vote for president. 

"Somehow, we will soldier on," Lily Adams said on Twitter with an accompanying screenshot of O'Reilly's comments on Harris. 

Harris, 54, announced on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Monday that she would run for president in 2020. 


"When I look at this moment in time, I know the American people deserve to have someone who is going to fight for them ... and put them in front of self-interest," she said in an announcement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

She is the latest high-profile Democrat to announce plans for a White House bid. Sens. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandButtigieg says he wouldn't be opposed to having Phish play at his inauguration 2020 Dems call on Mueller to testify about redacted report 2020 Dems blast Barr's defense of Trump before Mueller report's release MORE (D-N.Y.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report — Mueller aftermath: What will House Dems do now? Warren spends big on staff in high-stakes 2020 gamble On The Money: Inside the Mueller report | Cain undeterred in push for Fed seat | Analysis finds modest boost to economy from new NAFTA | White House says deal will give auto sector B boost MORE (D-Mass.) have also declared their intentions to run for president.

O'Reilly, a conservative, said in a video shared on Twitter that Harris's policy views were similar to Warren's and Gillibrand's. But he claimed that Harris would "lose" his vote because of her actions during the hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughGrassroots America shows the people support Donald Trump The Hill's Morning Report — Category 5 Mueller storm to hit today On The Money: Cain 'very committed' to Fed bid despite opposition | Pelosi warns no US-UK trade deal if Brexit harms Irish peace | Ivanka Trump says she turned down World Bank job MORE

"Kamala Harris announced she will run today," O'Reilly said. "She denied Brett Kavanaugh due process in front of the nation, and in so doing has lost my vote. I could not imagine any American for somebody who does not believe in due process."

Kavanaugh faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations as he was being considered for a seat on the Supreme Court.

Harris, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in October that Kavanaugh's confirmation was a "denial of justice" and a "disgrace."

O'Reilly left Fox News after The New York Times reported that he had paid $13 million to five women to settle allegations of sexual misconductThe newspaper also reported in October 2017 that O'Reilly paid $32 million to settle a sexual harassment claim against him.