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President Obama Apologizes for Complimenting Kamala Harris

White House press secretary Jay Carney says President Barack Obama apologized to California’s attorney general Kamala Harris for the distraction his comment on her looks has created. Carney says Obama did not want to diminish Harris’ accomplishments.

April 4th:

President Barack Obama‘s quick 20-hour Bay Area fundraising jaunt has come and gone, and the buzz that appears to be left in the wake of Air Force One concerns a comment he made at a Democratic National Committee event in Atherton.

During his prepared remarks, he introduced some of the dignitaries in the room and when it came time to list California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ credits he noted, “She happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general in the country.”

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