Harris picks up endorsement of Texas Congressman Al Green

Harris picks up endorsement of Texas Congressman Al Green
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisAre supply chain disruptions the beginning of the end of globalization? Harris to campaign with McAuliffe in Virginia Harris to highlight drought, climate change in Nevada trip MORE's (D-Calif.) presidential campaign announced on Thursday that Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenIlhan Omar to Biden: 'Deliver on your promise to cancel student debt' Deportations of Haitians spark concerns over environmental refugees The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Gears begin to shift in Congress on stalled Biden agenda MORE (D-Texas) has endorsed her White House bid. 

“Kamala Harris represents leadership and commitment to service that is desperately needed in the White House,” Green said in the statement released by the campaign.

“Not only does she have plans, she has used the power of her position enact real change that can become a model for the nation," he added.

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"From creating a program to address trauma in children who witness domestic violence as San Francisco’s district attorney, to standing up to big banks and winning billions for California’s homeowners as attorney general, to being one of the foremost opponents in the Senate to the corruption of this administration - Kamala Harris represents the future of our nation," Green said. 

Green is the second member of the Congressional Black Caucus to endorse Harris, according to the statement. 

He will campaign with Harris and serve as Texas campaign co-chairman.

Harris, meanwhile, said Green "understands what our working and middle class families are facing each day and that we must restore trust in government to work in their best interest."

Two Texas Democrats are also vying for the Democratic presidential nomination: former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeSupport for governors sliding in states without vaccine mandates: survey Abbott bans vaccine mandates from any 'entity in Texas' Abbott disapproval rating up 8 points to 59 percent in San Antonio area: poll MORE and former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro.

The Texas 2020 Democratic primary will be held on March 3.