Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.), A future presidential candidate for 2020, will retain a high-ranking seat in the Judiciary Committee, which she could risk leaving the Republicans in the chamber, the Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (DN.Y.) said Tuesday.
Harris, a former state attorney and Attorney General of the State of California, risked giving up his seat as the committees were reconfigured to reflect the expanded Republican majority next month. Harris is the youngest member of the jury.
But the leaders of the Senate signed a treaty with the Republicans to increase the size of the committee, a move that will allow Harris to stay and another GOP member, according to one person, join the jury with the arrangement trusted that asked for anonymity to discuss internal consultations.
"Good news this morning: @SenKamalaHarris will retain her place in the justice committee!" Schumer said on Twitter, adding, "As a former public prosecutor, @SenKamalaHarris strives every day for a fairer legal system for all Americans, I'm proud of it That we have successfully fought to retain their seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. "
The inclusion of a seat on the Republican side of the podium might have been for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) since The GOP Traditionally, it has been difficult to recruit members to a committee that oversees the appointment of judicial authorities and issues such as rifles, immigration, and abortion.
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said shortly after the elections between elections, Harris Schumer, she wanted to stay on the board, said her spokeswoman Lily Adams.
For Democrats who have repeatedly pointed out that the Republican side of the podium is invariably masculine and wholly white, the prospect of losing Harris is anathema. 19659013] A number of liberal groups also strongly supported their retention in the committee.
Following this year's midterm elections, Republicans are increasing their number in the Senate from 51 to 53.
Karoun Demirjian contributed to this report.