Democratic presidential candidate and California Sen. Kamala Harris shared the “bittersweet” night time she had when she and Donald Trump gained within the 2016 election.
Throughout a Thursday night time look, “Late Evening” host Seth Meyers requested Harris if sharing her election victory with Trump was the “weirdest night time ever” and if it felt like “being somebody on the Titanic going, ‘I’ve acquired a ship.’”
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Harris started by explaining that she was heading to a small dinner gathering with family and friends earlier than what she hoped can be her election celebration, however her husband saved “grunting” within the automotive as he stared intently on the notorious election needle.
“He was making noises and I used to be like, ‘What’s occurring?’ And I used to be like, ‘No, it’s too early. It will possibly’t be.’ And because the night time progressed, in fact, that’s what it was,” Harris elaborated. “It was extraordinarily bittersweet. And I tore up all of the notes that I had ready to learn and I simply took the stage and I mentioned, ‘We’ll battle, we’ll battle.’”
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“After which I went residence and I sat on the sofa with a household measurement bag of nacho Doritos and I didn’t share one chip with anyone,” the California senator chuckled. “And I simply watched the TV. Utter shock and dismay.”
Harris is at the moment one of many main candidates within the extensive Democratic discipline, averaging at 9.eight % within the polls in accordance with Actual Clear Politics, behind former Vice President Joe Biden (who has not but declared) and her colleague, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.