2020 hopeful Kamala Harris says US faces constitutional crisis

2020 hopeful Kamala Harris says US faces constitutional crisis
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"A constitutional crisis is generally when the system we set up with checks and balances, when each of the independent co-equal branches of government fails to perform its duties and I think we're seeing the breakdown of responsibilities," the 2020 presidential hopeful said. "I think it's fair to say we're looking at a crisis of confidence, potentially a constitutional crisis."
 
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Speaking Sunday morning to Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperCarson calls for local leaders to 'condemn vandalization of statues,' 'dismantle autonomous zones' Officials couldn't reach Trump on golf course to delete retweet of video showing man chanting 'white power': report Democratic officials, governors push for nationwide mask mandate as administration defends state-by-state approach MORE on CNN's "State of the Union," Harris cited Attorney General William BarrBill BarrWe haven't seen how low it can go Trump lashes out at Toomey, Romney after Roger Stone clemency criticism GOP senator says Trump commuting Stone was a 'mistake' MORE's refusal to appear before the House Judiciary Committee and the panel's party-line vote to hold him in contempt, as well as the Trump administration's failure to comply with congressional subpoenas.
 
The comments led a wide-ranging interview with Tapper that touched on her views on the Trump administration's foreign policy, gun control, Facebook, her controversial truancy initiative in California and her relationship with her step-children.
 
Harris is not the first prominent Democrat to voice concern about a constitutional crisis.