Jul 4, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Harris drops by her local fire station on 4th of July

Harris at Brentwood fire station
Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff drop off cookies during a visit to LAFD Fire Station 19 in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles on the Independence Day holiday. Photo: ROBYN BECK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, dropped off cookies at their neighborhood fire station in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles on Sunday.

The big picture: Harris is home in California after speaking in Las Vegas on Saturday. Meanwhile, President Biden is returning to the White House on Sunday afternoon for a barbecue with first responders and military families.

  • Harris mentioned wildfires and the ongoing drought while chatting with the fire fighters, according to pool reports.
    • “This fire season is going to be worse than last year,” the vice president said.
  • Harris and Emhoff were joined at the fire station by Rep. Ted Lieu and his wife, Betty. 

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