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

The communications director for Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisOvernight Energy: Natural gas export project gets green light | Ocasio-Cortez says climate fight needs to address farming | Top EPA enforcement official to testify Sanders endorses Oakland teachers strike News media has sought to 'delegitimize' Tulsi Gabbard, says liberal journalist 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 GillibrandThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Anticipation builds for Mueller report Kamala Harris: Trump administration ‘targeting’ California for political purposes Harry Reid says he won’t make 2020 endorsement until after Nevada caucus MORE (D-N.Y.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders endorses Oakland teachers strike On The Money: Dems set Tuesday vote on Trump's emergency declaration | Most Republicans expected to back Trump | Senate plots to avoid fall shutdown drama | Powell heading before Congress News media has sought to 'delegitimize' Tulsi Gabbard, says liberal journalist 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 KavanaughTrump steps up attack on Planned Parenthood  Smollett saga shows it's no mistake when media target conservatives Supreme Court clamps down on 'excessive fines' by states 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.