Bill O'Reilly Kamala Harris Lily Adams


Somehow Kamala Harris will have to run for president without Bill O’Reilly’s endorsement

The Democratic presidential hopeful’s staffer doesn’t seem too concerned.


Andrew Wyrich


A staffer for Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) made a quip after right-wing pundit Bill O’Reilly tweeted that the senator would not get his vote should she become the Democratic nominee for president in 2020.

Lily Adams, the communications director for Harris—who announced her bid for the presidency on Monday—spotted O’Reilly’s tweet on Monday night and fired back at him for his apparent disapproval of the senator’s remarks during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

“Full steam ahead on 2020–Kamala Harris announced she will run today. She denied Brett Kavanaugh due process in front of the nation, and in so doing has lost my vote. I could not imagine any American for somebody who does not believe in due process,” he wrote on Twitter on Monday evening.

Given that O’Reilly has long been known for his right-wing views, it seems unlikely that he would support Harris’s campaign. It appears that Adams felt similarly.

“Somehow, we will soldier on,” she wrote, posting a screenshot of O’Reilly’s tweet.

Other people on Twitter had similar sentiments as Adams.

What O’Reilly is claiming about due process is unclear as well, since Kavanaugh had a hearing on his nomination, which was voted on by the Senate.

Harris is the latest in a number of high profile Democrats who have announced their presidential ambitions in recent weeks.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)—among others—have also announced they will run in the Democratic primary to challenge President Donald Trump.


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