An Irishman Abroad

An Irishman In America (What Difference Can Kamala Harris Make? with Marion McKeone): Episode 380 (Trailer)

August 14, 2020

In what has been one of the most momentous weeks in the history of American politics, our US Correspondent Marion McKeone joins us to speak about the announcement of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s running mate.

Marion explains how black women are the backbone of the Democratic Party. She then looks at Harris’ past as a tough prosecutor. Jarlath asks if Kamala is a safe bet and whether she can inject some much needed charisma into Joe Biden. Marion predicts that Kamala will wipe the floor with Mike Pence when they debate each other. 

Trump’s outrageous decision to cut funding of the US postal service in the hope of discounting postal votes is also discussed. Jarlath asks Marion about multiple news stories claiming that Trump will refuse to leave the White House. 

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If you’re enjoying this series, you might like to hear more from Marion so why not go back and listen to Episode 322 where Marion discusses her incredible life and career.

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