Trump campaign labels Harris 'Biden's liberal handler' in new ad

President TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' MORE’s reelection campaign labeled Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - CDC equates Delta to chickenpox in contagiousness Harris's bad polls trigger Democratic worries Why in the world are White House reporters being told to mask up again? MORE (D-Calif.) as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenCDC chief clarifies vaccine comments: 'There will be no nationwide mandate' Overnight Defense: First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Virginia | Biden signs Capitol security funding bill, reimbursing Guard | Pentagon raises health protection level weeks after lowering it Biden urges local governments to stave off evictions MORE’s “liberal handler” in an ad released Tuesday.

The president’s reelection campaign zeroed in on Harris in a second ad after Biden announced on Tuesday afternoon that he had selected her to be his running mate. The Trump campaign ad condemns Harris for comments she has made on "Medicare for All," gun reform, the Green New Deal and fracking, among other issues, characterizing her as a "socialist" candidate.

The spot begins with the phrase: “Meet phony Kamala Harris, Joe Biden’s new liberal handler.” 


“She supports Bernie SandersBernie SandersAngst grips America's most liberal city Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire Democrats say they have the votes to advance .5T budget measure MORE’s socialist takeover of your health care,” reads text that appears on screen that is followed by a clip of the California lawmaker saying, “I have always supported Medicare for All.”

It also says that Harris “wants to ban private health insurance plans,” followed by a clip of her saying: “Let’s eliminate all that. Let’s move on.” 

After going through a series of statements, the ad says, “Joe Biden is weak. He says he’s a ‘transition’ candidate. Phony Kamala Harris is his political living will.”

The Trump campaign released another ad minutes after Biden had declared the California senator to be his vice presidential candidate. Both ads seek to paint Harris as a far-left candidate who will influence Biden with her ideas.

Harris will be the first woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket after she is nominated during the Democratic National Convention next week.