Kamala Harris Called 'Hysterical' for Doing Her Job After Two Senators Tried to Silence Her During Sessions Hearing

Kamala Harris Called 'Hysterical' for Doing Her Job After Two Senators Tried to Silence Her During Sessions Hearing

The sexism hurled at the senator by her counterparts and a Trump supporter only increase her popularity.

Published June 14, 2017

On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions publicly testified before the Senate regarding the Trump campaign and possible collusion with Russia. 

  1. During the hearing, California Senator Kamala Harris was interrupted while she tenaciously questioned Sessions about a policy he referenced
  2. A Trump surrogate then called Harris 'hysterical' in regard to her questioning

    While appearing on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 former Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller called Sen. Kamala Harris "hysterical." 

    Miller said Attorney General Jeff Sessions "knocked away some of the hysteria from Kamala Harris and some of the Democrats who wanted to make this a big partisan show."

  3. CNN correspondent Kirsten Powers pushed back on Miller's misogyny
  4. Many people agreed with Powers and felt Harris is experiencing a disrespect her white, male colleagues do not
  5. Additionally, some believe the more Harris is interrupted, the higher she rises in popularity with the American people
  6. Harris stood so strong in doing her job, she made Jeff Sessions admit he was 'nervous'
  7. Harris's power and resolve may be exactly what the country needs come 2020

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: PBS News)

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