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Donald Trump says 'there was no one more insulting to Biden' than Kamala Harris during the Democratic primary, calls her 'mad' and trashes her bid for the White House after polls 'dropped like a rock'

President Donald Trump called Sen. Kamala Harris 'angry' and 'mad' from the White House podium Wednesday directly after she made her debut in Wilmington, Delaware as former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate.  
'I didn't watch, I saw a moment of him speaking, a moment of her speaking and it was enough,' the president told reporters gathered in the briefing room. 
Trump continued to push the narrative that he was surprised by Biden's pick because 'she said far worse [things] about Biden than I ever did.' 
President Trump criticized Joe Biden's pick for vice president, Sen. Kamala Harris, from the White House podium Wednesday
President Trump criticized Joe Biden's pick for vice president, Sen. Kamala Harris, from the White House podium Wednesday 
President Donald Trump made the comments in the hours following the Democratic ticket's first campaign event together
President Donald Trump made the comments in the hours following the Democratic ticket's first campaign event together 
Joe Biden (left) and running mate Kamala harris (right) appeared together for the first time Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware
Joe Biden (left) and running mate Kamala harris (right) appeared together for the first time Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware 
Trump attacks 'angry' Harris for treatment of Biden during debates
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The president was referring to Harris' time on the 2020 campaign trail when she went after Biden over race. 
Biden had talked about working with with southern Democrats who supported racial segregation in his early years in the U.S. Senate, trying to make the case that he could get things done with even the worst in the body. 
That had set off 2020 candidates including Sen. Cory Booker and Harris, who are both black. 
'It's personal, and it was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two United States Senators who built their reputations and career on the segregation of race in this country,' Harris said on the June 2019 Democratic primary debate stage in Miami. 
She then memorably went after Biden for his record on school bussing.  
From the White House Wednesday, Trump also pointed out that Harris didn't do great in the 2020 race. 
The California senator dropped out in December 2019, before the first votes were cast, blaming fundraising troubles.  
'I watched her poll numbers go boom, boom, boom down to almost nothing,' Trump said, adding later that she 'dropped like a rock.' 'And she left angry, she left mad, there was nobody more insulting to Biden than she was,' the president went on. 
'She said horrible things about him, including accusations made about him by a woman where she, I guess, believed the woman,' Trump added, referring to the controversy surrounding unfounded accusations made by former Biden Senate staffer Tara Reade, which Biden denied. 

In Wilmington, Delaware, at a high school gym with an audience of masked reporters, Biden and Harris appeared as the Democratic ticket for the first time. 
They both talked about their families and how Harris had been a close friend of Biden's late son, Beau. 
And then they took on Trump for - in the words of Harris - 'running the economy to the ground,' midhandling the coroanvirus crisis, his comments after the Charlottesville racial violence of which the anniversary was Wednesday and refusing to believe in global warming. 
Biden also had something to say about the smattering of adjectives the president was already trying to attach to Harris.  
 'You all knew it was coming, you could have set your watches to it, Donald Trump has already started his attacks calling Kamala "nasty," whining about how she's "mean" to his appointees,' Biden said. 'It's no surprise because whining is what Donald Trump does best, better than any other president in American history.'

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