Jamal Simmons, who is set to replace Ashley Etienne as Harris’s new communications director, according to Fox News, once hosted a news show for The Hill called “Why You Should Care.” In a segment that aired in August 2019 called “Dazed and Confused,” he mocked Biden for exaggerating stories he’s told the public.
Kamala Harris’ new comms director had a HillTV show where he aired this graphic to lead off a segment about Biden telling false stories. Great story from @JessicaChasmar https://t.co/MS6Xo2Iol9 pic.twitter.com/gsleVO0bNg
— Peter J. Hasson (@peterjhasson) January 7, 2022
“We do this story about once a week!” Simmons said during the segment. “It’s what you get with Uncle Joe.”
Trump’s fatally ill-managed Coronavirus response seems to have turned voters off to him the way Katrina destroyed Bush’s political reputation, but pushing a janky science vaccine into the public for political purposes would turn incompetent culpability into intentional harm.
— Jamal Simmons (@JamalSimmons) September 3, 2020
And in 2010, Simmons advocated for the deportation of two Hispanic Americans who he claimed were illegal.
A 2010 tweet from VP Kamala Harris’ new comms director. https://t.co/QlzpExmzDO
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) January 7, 2022
“I’ll try this again,” he tweeted. “Just saw 2 undocumented folks talking on MSNBC and have serious legal question. Why wouldn’t ICE pick them up? We [should] harden borders & ease visas/find ways to bring undocumented into legal status/punish employers. My [question] was [a] common sense one.”