Harris keeps up 'little dude' attack on Trump after debate

Harris keeps up 'little dude' attack on Trump after debate
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris on 2020 endorsement: 'I am not thinking about it right now' Panel: Is Kamala Harris a hypocrite for mulling a Joe Biden endorsement? The Hill's Morning Report — Dems detail case to remove Trump for abuse of power MORE’s (D-Calif.) presidential campaign on Friday reused an attack she made against Trump during the Democratic primary debate the night before.

“Democrats need a candidate who can prosecute the case against four more years of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE in the White House,” the fundraising email reads. “Last night, Kamala demonstrated she is that candidate by challenging this failed president.”

The email — which had a subject line of "The 'little dude' from the Wizard of Oz" — continued: “And while Democrats fought about the details of our health care plans, Kamala reminded everyone that the real threat to our care is Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment Impeachment throws curveball in Iowa to sidelined senators MORE and the guy living at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.”

The email comes after Harris prompted laughter from the audience during Thursday night’s primary debate by likening Trump to the "small dude" behind the curtain in "The Wizard of Oz.”

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"Donald Trump, in office, on trade policy ... he reminds me of that guy in 'The Wizard of Oz,' you know, when you pull back the curtain, it's a really small dude," she said, referring to the title character.

"OK," said ABC News's George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosGOP senator on Trump soliciting foreign interference: 'Those are just statements' Alan Dershowitz: Argument president cannot be impeached for abusing power a 'strong one' Pelosi: Trump is 'impeached for life' MORE as the crowd laughed. "I'm not even going to take the bait, Senator Harris.”

"Oh George, it wasn't about you," Harris told the moderator. 

Harris, who made the joke while discussing how her approach on China would contrast with that of Trump, was among the 10 presidential contenders to take the stage for the debate in Houston.