2020 presidential hopeful visits South Carolina for 3rd time

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A Democratic senator who hopes to defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election returned to the Palmetto State Friday.

Sen. Kamala Harris made an appearance at the Charleston Black Expo Economic Empowerment Summitfor its 20th anniversary on Saturday. Harris spoke about the importance of small and minority-owned businesses and meet with local community leaders.

She made her first visit to the Lowcountry in February and held a town hall meeting in North Charleston.

“I believe we need to restore the promise of opportunity in America, restore everyone’s access, equal a path towards success and opportunity,” Harris said.

Her vision for success includes investing in education and reforming the criminal justice system.

Harris represents California and is the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American senator in history.

She announced her candidacy for president on Jan. 21.

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