VP Kamala Harris says US will be ‘off the map as a role model’ if voting rights bill is sunk

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In her wide-ranging interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brennan, Sunday, Vice President Kamala Harris said America would lose its “role model” status if Congress fails to pass voting rights legislation.

With Sen. Joe Manchin, D. W.Va., essentially ending President Biden’s chances to pass Build Back Better, the administration appears to be pivoting to other policy areas. Harris was tasked with spearheading voting rights over the summer.

“In the days and weeks ahead, I will engage the American people, and I will work with voting rights organizations, community organizations, and the private sector to help strengthen and uplift efforts on voting rights nationwide. And we will also work with members of Congress to help advance these bills,” the vice president said in June, claiming that voting rights were “under assault.”

She urged lawmakers to pass the For the People Act…

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