On Monday, the first Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris launched her campaign officially for the US presidential election in 2020. She is the fourth Democratic woman leader to enter the presidential race.
In a tweet, she said, “I am running for president.”
Here is the tweet:
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) January 21, 2019
“Kamala Harris: For the People” is the theme of her campaign.
Speaking to ABC, she said, “I love my country. This is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are.”
If elected, she would be the first woman and woman of colour to be the president of the United States.