Sen. Kamala Harris under fire for claiming ignorance over a key aide being accused in gender harassment case

Larry Wallace, a long-time associate of Senator Kamala Harris put in his papers on Wednesday in the aftermath of a $400,000 gender harassment settlement case coming to light. Harris, however, feigned ignorance of the case, something that grossly contradicts her own record where protests against sexual misconduct in the workplace shine bright, Sacramento Bee that first broke the story reported. 

The above revelation also severely dents Harris’ own political carrier given that she was being pegged as a likely presidential candidate in 2020. Harris had even opposed President Trump appointing Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court claiming that he once got embroiled in a case of inappropriate sexual behavior.

Harris had known Wallace for 14 years now, which the Bee highlights is further proof of Harris’ incompetent managerial skills if she indeed isn’t aware of Wallace’s past deeds as she is claiming. The case was filed on Dec. 30, 2016, a time when Harris was the acting attorney general and was in the process of being sworn in as the Democratic senator of California.

The case eventually got settled five months later and under the aegis of Xavier Becerra who replaced Harris as the attorney general. The Bee also cited another case where Harris came to be rebuked by a judge for trying to cover up lapses in the San Francisco police crime lab in their drug analyzing efforts.

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 07: Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) questions witnesses from the Trump Administration Justice Department and intelligence officials during a hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. The intelligence and security officials testified about re-authorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which is the law the NSA uses to track emails and phone calls of non-US citizens. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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