By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 22:22 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 22:22 BST, 11 August 2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden selected as his nominee the former rival who delivered the most cutting attack of the 2020 nominating process – a fellow member of the Senate 'club' who accused him of working on segregationists and opposing school bussing.
It was a dramatic moment it did not take the Trump campaign long to recall. Team Trump blasted out a web video shortly after her selection calling Harris a 'phony' and 'attacking Joe Biden for racist policies.'
It also sought to cast her as part of the 'radical left,' although one reason Biden may have selected Harris is her record as a former California attorney general, potentially blunting attacks on any nominee.
President Donald Trump's campaign is already seeking to make hay out of angry clashes between former Vice President Joe Biden and his VP selection Sen. Kamala Harris
The video flashed an image of Harris' performance in a a debate, where Harris knocked Biden back with her attack.
'Meet phony Kamala Harris!' the Trump campaign wrote in a tweet containing the video.
She accused him of 'working with segregationists' and told him: 'had those segregationists their way, I would not be a member of the United States Senate,' she told him.
Harris brought some of the sharpest attacks against Biden during debates, but her campaign ultimately fell apart
Joe Biden on Tuesday called Harris 'a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country's finest public servants'
At another debate, she