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Harris Struggles to Answer Questions About Jussie Smollett

Kamala Harris froze at the reporter's question and appeared to be looking toward her staff for help when she turned to her left.

By NTK Staff | 02.19.2019 @12:06pm

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) needed a minute to answer a reporter’s question about her previous remarks that the attack on “Empire” star Jussie Smollett was a “modern-day lynching” after a campaign event in New Hampshire.

In January, Smollett who is a gay, black actor, alleged that he had been the victim of a hate crime after two men attacked him in Chicago by pouring bleach on him. He also said they attempted to put a rope around his neck.

Harris quickly tweeted that Smollett was the victim of “an attempted modern-day lynching.”

Now, new evidence suggests that Smollett might have orchestrated that attack.

After a campaign event in New Hampshire, a reporter asked Harris about her comments about the Smollett attack, given the new information surrounding the case.

“Which tweet? What tweet?” Harris asked the reporter.

“About saying that it is a modern-day lynching,” the reporter clarified.

Harris froze at the reporter’s question and appeared to be looking toward her staff for help when she turned to her left.

“Um, uh, okay. So I will say this about that case,” Harris said. “I think the facts are unfolding, and I’m very concerned about obviously [inaudible].”

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