Vice President-elect Kamala Harris does her analysis.
The California senator and her husband Douglas Emhoff sat down with Jane Pauley of “CBS Sunday Morning” for a wide-ranging interview that aired this weekend. Harris was requested at one level if she ever Googled Emhoff earlier than they first met on a blind date in 2013.
“Oh, this is a reveal,” Emhoff laughed.
“I’ve never been asked that,” Harris added. “I did!”
“So, yes, my best friend set us up on a blind date,” Harris stated. “And she said, ‘Just trust me. Just trust me.’ You know, she wanted me to just kind of go into it, and she said, ‘Don’t Google him.’ I did!”
Emhoff, who just lately accepted a job educating leisure legislation on the Georgetown University Law Center, was a Los Angeles leisure lawyer on the time. Harris was California’s legal professional common.
The soon-to-be second gentleman later shared a snapshot of the second on his social media platforms, writing, “When you find out your wife actually *did* Google you before your first blind date.” Harris teased the second herself on her personal web page, saying “Thankfully Google didn’t scare me away.”
Emhoff stated he was at a Lakers recreation with a pal when he first determined to textual content Harris. He known as her the following morning and left her a rambling message.
“I left this ridiculous voicemail, which she has saved and plays back to me on our anniversary every year,” Emhoff stated. “I thought I’d never hear from her again.”
“It was just, it was adorable,” Harris added. “And it was just, I mean, the thing about Doug is that he is exactly who he is. He’s just fully authentic and clear about the things he cares about. And it’s his family, his work …”
The two married a yr later in 2014.
Emhoff’s new Twitter deal with, @secondgentleman, just lately launched on the social media platform forward of Wednesday’s inauguration.
In an Instagram post over the weekend, Harris revealed that she aspired to grow to be a prosecutor to combat inequality and assist individuals like her greatest pal, whom she discovered in highschool was being sexually assaulted by her father.
“Ever since that moment in high school, I knew I wanted to protect people—and that is what I did and will continue to do in the White House,” she wrote.
“And as I transition into the White House, I’m blessed to have Doug by my side. We were set up on a blind date in 2013, and it was practically love at first sight. It felt like we had known each other forever. We were married a year later in a ceremony officiated by my sister Maya.”
Watch the interview beneath.
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