Hoyer Statement on Kamala Harris Accepting the Democratic Nomination for Vice President
August 19, 2020
BOWIE, MD - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement today after Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic nomination for Vice President:
"This evening, Kamala Harris made history by accepting the nomination of our party to become America's first female, Black, and South Asian Vice President. In her remarks, she shared some of her life experiences that will make her a strong, experienced, and effective Vice President. She laid out the vision that she and Joe Biden have for our country: unity in the face of our challenges, commitment to justice and equality for all, and determination that we must build back better in order to create opportunities for every American to get ahead. It is clear that she is ready to get to work on day one alongside her partner in renewing the soul and character of America, Joe Biden.
"I look forward to campaigning with Kamala Harris and Joe Biden in the weeks ahead, to share their vision with voters in Maryland and across the country. Democrats are excited and ready to work hard to make her the next Vice President of the United States."