Mindy Kaling on Harris Pick “Was there ever more of an exciting day?… I am filled with hope and excitement”

Actress Mindy Kaling beamed over Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Kaling wrote “Was there ever more of an exciting day? For our entire country of course, but especially for my Black and Indian sisters, many of us who have gone our entire lives thinking that someone who looks like us may never hold high office?”

She added “We work so hard and contribute to the fabric of our lives in America, & now to see @SenKamalaHarris rise to the top like this? It’s thrilling!! I am filled with hope and excitement. Thank you @JoeBiden. Let’s do this!⁣ @meenaharris @mayaharris_ @RohiniKos ⁣#sisterhood #letsdothis #bidenharris2020”

Actress Kerry Washington also praised the decision.

She wrote “Overwhelmed by this historic moment. @KamalaHarris is the first Black woman & first Asian-American/Indian to be a VP nominee of major party. My heart is soaring for all the kids out there who see themselves in her and will dream bigger because of this. #KamalaHarrisForVP”