Senator and Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris spent Tuesday visiting Jacob Blake’s family in Milwaukee.
According to pool reports, Harris made several trips around the city but first visited with Blake’s family. Blake was shot in the back eight times by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer Rusten Sheskey last month. Harris spoke to Blake by phone and met with Blake’s father and sister along with other family members.
The meeting was not on Harris’ schedule and reporters did not know about the meeting until after it concluded.
“They’re an incredible family and what they’ve endured and they do it with such dignity and grace,” Harris said after the meeting, according to Madison 365. “And you know, they’re carrying the weight of a lot of voices on their shoulders.” She added that the message to the family from the campaign was “just to, one, to express concern for their well-being and