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Harris, home in California, gets a look at wildfire damage

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Posted at 5:49 PM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 21:04:49-04

AUBERRY, Calif. — California Sen. Kamala Harris says partisan ideology shouldn't govern leaders' responses to wildfires and climate change ravaging her home state.

Her Tuesday remarks came as she toured fire damage in a small foothill community hit by a wildfire sparked in the Sierra National Forest over Labor Day weekend.

It was her first visit to California as the Democratic vice presidential nominee.

Her trip came a day after President Donald Trump visited the state and rejected the scientific consensus that climate change is worsening the state's fires.

Harris told reporters that it's not a partisan issue.