Vice President Kamala Harris agreed with Sen. Tim Scott Thursday that the US is not a racist country — but at the same time also claimed that domestic terrorism “manifested by white supremacists” is “one of the greatest threats to our national security.”
During an appearance Thursday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Harris was asked about Republican Sen. Tim Scott’s comments that “America is not a racist country” during the GOP rebuttal to President Biden’s address to a joint-session of Congress.
In his speech Wednesday night, Scott of South Carolina blasted the president for his earlier comments about “systemic racism” in response to the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Kamala Harris said domestic terrorism “manifested by white supremacists” is a major threat to American national security.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
“Hear me clearly: America is not a racist country. It’s backwards to fight discrimination with