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

The communications director for Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe media have fallen out of love with Bernie, but have voters? Krystal Ball: Media turns on Buttigieg, will this end him? Senate Democrats demand Trump fire Stephen Miller 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 GillibrandOvernight Defense: Bombshell report reveals officials misled public over progress in Afghanistan | Amazon accuses Trump of 'improper pressure' in Pentagon contract decision | House Judiciary holds final impeachment hearing Gillibrand demands hearing following release of 'Afghanistan Papers' White House, Congress near deal to give 12 weeks paid parental leave to all federal workers MORE (D-N.Y.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe media have fallen out of love with Bernie, but have voters? Buttigieg surrogate on candidate's past consulting work: 'I don't think it matters' Steyer rolls out 5B plan to invest in historically black colleges 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 KavanaughJustices grapple with multibillion-dollar ObamaCare case Potential Dem defectors face pressure on impeachment Here are the Senate Republicans who could vote to convict Trump 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.