Political and Legislative

Harris: ‘I Feel a Very Big Sense of Responsibility’ as Historic VP

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said elected officials in Washington need to “stop living in a bubble,” and come together to pass a stimulus bill for the millions of Americans suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I don’t understand the hesitation. The people are suffering,” Harris told “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts in an exclusive interview.

“The moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures are about to end. The extension that people need of benefits is very real. And the people here in Washington, D.C., have got to stop living in a bubble,” she continued.

“The people have a right to expect that their leaders in Congress see them, and act in their best interest.”

Harris, still a member of Congress, moved one step closer to becoming vice president Monday night when the Electoral College voted to formally certify she and President-elect Joe Biden the winners of the 2020 election more than six weeks after Election Day.

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