Kamala Harris Got Shut Down After Asking an Incredibly Important Question. Again

Sen. Jeff Sessions makes his way Jan. 31 to the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol

Sen. Jeff Sessions makes his way Jan. 31 to the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol

"It makes me nervous".

Harris: Sir, I'm just asking you about ... From the start of Harris's testimony, she seemed intent on keeping Sessions on topic and cutting him off any time his answer floated into ambiguous, irrelevant territory.

And both times, Harris' white male Republican colleagues made their lack of respect for her starkly evident, gaveling her down as she tried to speak and admonishing her to be nicer and show more "courtesy" - for simply doing her job the same way as the male senators.

While her male colleagues refuse to show her the same respect they do one another, Harris will be filling her campaign coffers with cash, gearing up for her next run. Senator Burr got in on the fun once again, reprimanding Harris to "let him answer".

"The fact that women are outnumbered in every room puts them in a position where they're often coming up against gender-based stereotypes", said Deborah Gillis, president and chief executive officer of Catalyst, which works for women's advancement in business.

Co-host Sunny Hostin said, "They would never do it, and I know Kamila Harris". I wouldn't say she was any more dogged than Sen. "It makes me nervous", Sessions said. Richard Burr amid Harris's questioning, "The witness should be allowed to answer the question". John McCain cut her off.

During Senate Intelligence Committee hearings regarding possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation the last two weeks, Sen. He said that when, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Al Franken asked him what he would do if he saw evidence corroborating news reports of Trump campaign officials' contacts with Russian officials, he hadn't understood the question.

"You want that but you still have to let him qualify, you have to let them finish", Paula Faris responded. Other supposed examples: Reminding her not to interrupt Attorney General Jeff Sessions who was attempting to answer her question, and being called "hysterical" by a Trump surrogate.

Here's the entire awkward exchange.

Powers: "I think she asked a lot of questions". So you know, the Senate can try to compel the attorney general to answer the questions.

However, evading the answer, Sessions continued to talk about principles of the policy.

Later on Tuesday night, Harris sent another Twitter missive: "The women of the United States Senate will not be silenced when seeking the truth", she wrote, before asking her supporters to donate.

HARRIS: Did you not consult it before you came before this committee knowing we would ask you questions about it?

Senator McCain is an ex officio member of the committee, and he spoke out of turn to say that "the witness should be allowed to answer the question." Sen.

Apparently, it's not the first time the senator has been barged in on by both men - a situation the internet now refers to as "manterruption".

"She ripped conservatives for "[playing] politics with public health" in regard to reproductive rights and their disastrous, secret plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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