Kamala Harris, the newly elected Democratic senator from California announced that her committee assignments in the Senate would position her to oppose Donald Trump’s agenda once he becomes President.
In a statement Harris said, “No state will be more impacted by any potential changes to federal immigration policy than California, and I look forward to zealously protecting our state’s interests on the homeland security committee.”
Harris will also be a member of committees on intelligence, the environment and public works, and the budget.
Her position on the environmental committee will be used to “fight hard against attempts to roll back key environmental protections,” Harris said. Trump has publicly promised to roll back environmental protection legislation in favor of polluting industries like oil and gas. He also has said that he believes climate change science is a hoax created by the Chinese government.