Politics

Kamala Harris Campaign to Lay Off Dozens of Aides

The California Democrat and 2020 presidential hopeful is 'dramatically restructuring' her operations,' Politico is reporting on Wednesday

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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is “dramatically restructuring” her 2020 presidential campaign operations, Politico reported on Wednesday afternoon in a breaking news piece, by “redeploying staffers to Iowa and laying off dozens” of people at her headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.

That’s according to campaign sources and as a memo obtained by Politico detailed.

The Politico report on Wednesday noted that the candidate is struggling to “resuscitate her beleaguered presidential bid.”

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Her Democratic rivals for the 2020 nomination are said to be better funded while her operations are “hemorrhaging cash.”

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The senator is said to be “in danger of lacking the resources to mount a competitive bid” against the other candidates still vying for the Democratic nod and a chance to go up against President Donald Trump in November 2020.

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“The overhaul will touch nearly every facet of Harris’ operation, with layoffs or re-deployments coming at headquarters, as well as in New Hampshire, Nevada and her home state of California, a Super Tuesday prize that her advisers once viewed as a big asset,” Politico reported.

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Harris recently told Axios in an interview that the “elephant in the room” in this election cycle is that America may not be ready for a woman — especially a woman of color — to be president of the United States, as she sees it.

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