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Kamala Harris Condemns Looting, Violence In Wake Of Police Shooting

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(Reuters) – U. S. presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris on Thursday denounced the looting and acts of violence that followed the police shooting of a Black man, as Republicans sought to paint the two Democrats as weak on crime.

Hoping to win a second term in November and trailing Biden in opinion polls, President Donald Trump has used this week’s Republican National Convention to promise a “law and order” response to protests against racial injustice.

In Kenosha, Wisconsin, relative calm returned after multiple nights of looting and two violent deaths in response to an officer who on Sunday fired seven shots at the back of 29-year-old Jacob Blake, paralyzing him.

Harris, a U. S. senator who previously served as California’s attorney general, said she supported peaceful protesters.

“We should not confuse them with those looting and committing acts of violence, including the shooter who was ar… (Read more)

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