Democratic presidential hopeful US Senator for California Kamala Harris speaks with MSNBC host Chris Matthews (out of frame) in the Spin Room after the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida, …

Source: Hannah Bleau

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) claimed she misheard Thursday night’s debate question in which she signaled support for the elimination of private insurance, but this is not the first time she has swiftly reversed positions on that topic and a range of other issues.

Many say Harris had somewhat of a breakout night, aggressively pushing Joe Biden (D) on issues of race. However, the debate also revealed Harris’ stunning ability to swiftly reverse positions on key topics.

Here are five of Harris’ most notable flip flops of the past.

1. Abolishing private insurance

NBC moderator Lester Holt asked the field of candidates Thursday if they supported abolishing private insurance altogether.

“Many people watching at home have health insurance through their employer. Who here would abolish their private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan?” he asked.

Both Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Harris raised their hands.

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