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Kamala Harris meets with Colorado small business owners on tour promoting relief bill

Harris and her husband, second gentleman Doug Emhoff, are among the officials who kicked off the "Help is Here" tour to tout benefits of the $1.9 trillion bill.

DENVER — Vice President Kamala Harris met with small business owners in Denver on Tuesday as Biden administration officials fan out across the country to promote the massive COVID-19 relief package.

Harris and her husband, second gentleman Doug Emhoff, are among the officials who kicked off the "Help is Here" tour to tout benefits of the $1.9 trillion bill with a stop Monday in Las Vegas, where the vice president visited a vaccination site and a culinary school, The Associated Press reported.

Emhoff, an entertainment industry lawyer, visited a food relief organization in Las Vegas and took part in a "listening session" with the operation's partners on Monday, before the couple departed on Air Force Two for Los Angeles, The AP reported.

Harris and Emhoff were greeted by Governor Jared Polis and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera when they arrived at Denver International Airport (DIA) on Tuesday morning. 

Following the Denver stop, Emhoff is planning to break off for a trip to Albuquerque, N.M., to visit a school, The AP reported.

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