Barack Obama backs nomination of Senator Kamala Harris as Vice Presidential candidate for Democrats

Former President of the United States, Barack Obama on Tuesday backed the nomination of Senator Kamala Harris as Vice President candidate for Democrats, saying she is more than prepared for the job, and it is a good day for America.

Obama’s reaction comes soon after Democrats Presidential candidate Joe Biden announced Indian-origin Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Prominent Democrats including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former president Bill Clinton have tweeted to give their nod for Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s running mate. Pelosi said Harris will continue her legacy of trailblazing leadership to move our nation forward.

Bill Clinton called Harris a “terrific choice.” Former Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Harris will be a “strong partner” for Biden.