Kamala Harris Skipping CNN ‘Climate Town Hall’ To Raise Cash With Big Donors

Kamala Harris is skipping an upcoming CNN town hall on the environment to pal around with big donors and raise money.

This is a risky move during a Democratic primary where the party’s base is obsessed with climate change.

The Daily Wire reports:

Kamala Harris Bows Out Of Climate Debate To Fundraise With Top Donors

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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) declined CNN’s invitation to appear at a climate-focused town hall so that she could reportedly continue to fundraise with some of her campaign’s largest donors.

“Senator Kamala Harris’ top bundlers are hosting fundraisers for her in Downtown LA and Hancock Park,” ABC campaign reporter Zohreen Shah reported on Monday. “Those fundraisers directly conflict with CNN’s Climate Crisis Town Hall, which Harris is not attending.”

CNN confirmed earlier in the day that Harris had indeed informed the network that she would not be able to attend, citing scheduling conflicts.

Earlier in the primary season, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) faced mounting pressure from both the party’s base and left-wing activists to host debates devoted exclusively to discussing the issue of climate change.

She’s already getting criticized for this:

This could present some problems for her!

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