Dianne Feinstein Backs Biden for Party’s 2020 Nominee Over Fellow California Senator Harris
Kamala Harris may yet receive important endorsements for her 2020 presidential run…????...but one of them will not be from her fellow California senator.????Dianne Feinstein, the senior of the two senators,…????...told the Washington Examiner that she will be backing Joe Biden over Harris.????“I’ve known Joe Biden for 20 years.
When he was chairman of the Judiciary Committee, he made me the first woman.”????Adding “I feel very loyal to him.”????Feinstein told the Examiner "I love Kamala, I appreciate her, but she has known about this for some time."????In general, senators have traditionally supported presidential runs of the fellow senator from their home state.????Indeed, the Washington Examiner reports that all the other senators running in 2020 have received those endorsements…????...except for Kirsten Gillibrand of New York…????...whose counterpart is Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer who previously said he would be staying out of the presidential race.