Vice President Harris cancels visit to Bay Area after news of deadly Kabul attacks


The Latest – Thursday, Aug. 26:

Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to the Bay Area has been canceled, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s campaign spokesperson.

Harris’ senior advisor tweeted that the vice president will return to Washington, D.C., Thursday following a visit to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii.

The news comes after a deadly attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan that killed several U.S. service members.

Original story below:

(KTXL) — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and California Gov. Gavin Newsom will be at a car rally event Friday in the Bay Area to join Californians who are against next month’s recall election, according to an online event announcement.

The event was shared on social media Wednesday through the event management and ticketing website Eventbrite.

According to event details, admission to the rally is free with registration and the event is scheduled between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the Cow Palace arena parking lots in Daly City.

Safety and health protocols will be in place, including masks and proof of vaccine or negative test within 72 hours for drivers and all attendees inside their cars, according to event information.

The event is organized by the Stop the Republican Recall of Governor Newsom campaign which has received major funding from Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings, SEIU Local 2015 and the California Democratic Party, according to the campaign website.

Harris’ support for Newsom follows President Joe Biden tweeting his support for the California governor in mid-August.

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