Erie (US): Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris turned 56 on Tuesday, with the party's presidential nominee Joe Biden greeting her on the big day, saying they would celebrate her next birthday at the White House.
Biden took to Twitter to post a photograph showing their hands clasped together.
"Happy Birthday, Kamala Harris. Next year, let's celebrate with some ice cream at the White House," tweeted Biden.
If elected, she would be first-ever woman vice president of the United States. Biden will celebrate his 78th birthday next month.
Harris in a tweet said her birthday wish is that everybody should go out and vote. "My birthday wish this year? For everyone to go vote," she said.
My birthday wish this year? For everyone to go vote: https://t.co/MykJL0X5gt.— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 20, 2020
October 20 also happens to be the birthday of her niece, Meena Harris. "I couldn't let the day go by without wishing my niece, Meena, a happy birthday too!” she said.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greeted Kamala Harris on her birthday. "In two weeks, we could call this birthday girl Madam Vice President," said Clinton.