The California senator and Democratic vice-presidential nominee is in a unique role following the death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg [File: Andrew Harnik/AP Photo]

Kamala Harris is poised to become a leading figure in the Democratic opposition to United States President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, with her status as both a lawmaker and vice-presidential nominee putting her in the centre of the fight.

The California senator is in a unique role following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday. She is Joe Biden’s running mate and a member of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, which would hold a hearing on Trump’s nominee.

Since Biden selected Harris as his running mate in August, she has

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution