Vice-president elect Kamala Harris has been greeted with a mixed response after she was caught on camera fist-bumping Republican senator Lindsey Graham.
Harris, who is still a senator for California, returned to the Senate floor on Tuesday for the first time since the election was confirmed for the Biden/Harris campaign and there was an unusual moment where she was greeted by Graham in a friendly manner.
Graham is a supporter of president Trump and has promoted the baseless accusations of voter fraud. Most recently he was involved in controversy where he asked officials in Georgia about throwing out legal ballots.
Despite this, the senator from South Carolina, was more than happy to see Harris, exchanging a fist bump, with Graham also patting her on the back.
The video was shared on Twitter and has prompted a divisive response from onlookers many of whom thought she shouldn't be engaging in pleasantries with someone who has attempted to undermine the election result.
Lindsey can do what he wants but I can promise you that you’ll never see me fistbump someone who has worked their w… https://t.co/r15NPWS7kp