The most personal attack of Thursday’s Democratic debate was aimed not at President Donald Trump, but at former Vice President Joe Biden.
California Sen. Kamala Harris called out Biden on the issue of race, saying the way he recently described his past working relationship with two segregationist lawmakers was “hurtful.”
Biden, at a campaign event earlier this month, had cited his ability to get things done even with segregationist senators as examples of the type of “civility” in Congress that has since disappeared. Numerous Democratic presidential candidates took Biden to task for the comments, though some in his party, including civil rights icon John Lewis, defended the 2020 frontrunner’s remarks.
Harris also accused Biden of opposing busing, which Biden disputed.
“There was a little girl in California who was part of the second class to integrate her public schools, and she was bused to school every day, and that little girl was me,” Harris said.
“I will tell you that on…