'Out of touch' Kamala Harris gets smashed for saying she opposes voter ID because rural Americans don't have access to photocopiers | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

'Out of touch' Kamala Harris gets smashed for saying she opposes voter ID because rural Americans don't have access to photocopiers

Vice President Kamala Harris was branded as “out of touch” after she made inflammatory remarks while contriving a new reason as to why she opposes voter ID laws — rural Americans don't have access to photocopiers. Harris suffered major backlash for her comments about rural Americans, which some saw as dismissive and contemptuous.

In a BET interview, Harris claimed that voter ID laws would “make it almost impossible” to vote.

“It's about using the bully pulpit to help people see what's happening in the midst of all the daily issues that they have,” Harris said. “You know, we're not in an election year. You know, we tend to rally when we know the election is about to happen. But right now, we need to start rallying, because these laws are being passed right now that will make it almost impossible, at least very difficult, for you to vote.”

Interviewer Soledad O'Brien asked Harris, “People are talking about potential compromises. Is agreeing to voter ID one of those compromises that you'd support?”

“I don't think that we should underestimate what that could mean,” Harris replied. “Because in some people's mind, that means, well, you're going to have to Xerox or photocopy your ID to send it in to prove that you are who you are.”

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