Trump, Asked About Harris’s Marijuana Record, Says ‘She Lied’

Trump, Asked About Harris’s Marijuana Record, Says ‘She Lied’

President Trump weighed in on Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) prior comments on marijuana shortly after she was announced as Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate on Tuesday. While the president declined to explicitly discuss the senator’s cannabis policy positions after being pressed by New York Post reporter Steve Nelson, he said “she lied” and “said things that were untrue” when presented with details about an interview she gave last year in which she discussed smoking marijuana in college. Harris, a former California prosecutor who has been widely criticized by advocates over he role in convicting people over marijuana and past dismissive comments about reform efforts, told The Breakfast Club that during her college days, she consumed cannabis and listened to rappers Tupac and Snoop Dogg. But as some quickly pointed out, the timeline didn’t match, as those artists hadn’t yet released their debut albums while she was in school. President Trump, in his first remarks on Kamala Harris as Joe Biden's VP pick, tells me about her past remarks on marijuana: 'Well, she lied. I mean, she said things that were untrue. She is a person that's told many, many stories that weren't true.'https://t.co/VhKjB9G4yM — Steven Nelson (@stevennelson10) August 11, 2020 Harris later conceded that she “definitely was not clear about what I was listening to” while consuming cannabis. Nelson asked the president at a White House press briefing if he felt Harris’s “past on marijuana” is “a liability.” “Well, she lied. I mean, she said things that were untrue.…

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