Kamala Harris is now under the protection of Secret Service: report

Kamala Harris is now under the protection of Secret Service: report
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisOde to Mother's Day Warren says she'll run for reelection to Senate In honor of Mother's Day, lawmakers should pass the Momnibus Act MORE (D-Calif.), who became presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenCaitlyn Jenner says election was not 'stolen,' calls Biden 'our president' Manchin, Biden huddle amid talk of breaking up T package Overnight Energy: 5 takeaways from the Colonial Pipeline attack | Colonial aims to 'substantially' restore pipeline operations by end of week | Three questions about Biden's conservation goals MORE's running mate earlier this week, is now under Secret Service protection, according to a new report. 

A law enforcement source told the network that Harris has the protection of the Secret Service, which is typical of running mates in presidential elections. 

The Hill has reached out to the Biden campaign and the Secret Service for comment. 


Harris was spotted in a motorcade in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday while en route to her first public appearance with Biden as his running mate in Delaware. 

Biden and Harris used their first joint appearance as a presidential ticket to rip into President TrumpDonald TrumpCaitlyn Jenner says election was not 'stolen,' calls Biden 'our president' Overnight Health Care: FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for adolescents | Biden administration reverses limits on LGBTQ health protections Overnight Defense: US fires 30 warning shots at Iranian boats | Kabul attack heightens fears of Afghan women's fates | Democratic Party leaders push Biden on rejoining Iran deal MORE, particularly criticizing his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. 

“The president’s mismanagement of the pandemic has plunged us into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and we’re experiencing a moral reckoning with racism and systemic injustice that has brought a new coalition of conscience to the streets of our country,” Harris said. “America is crying out for leadership.”

"[Trump] inherited the longest economic expansion in history from Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaYoung, diverse voters fueled Biden victory over Trump Biden's relationship with top House Republican is frosty The Memo: The Obamas unbound, on race MORE and Joe Biden," she added. "Then, like everything else he inherited, he ran it straight into the ground."

The former vice president also took the opportunity to praise Harris, citing her experience. 

"She knows how to govern, how to make the hard calls, and she’s ready to do the job on day one," Biden said.