After months of silence on the matter, speculation about the political aspirations of the wife of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, has resurfaced.
And they did it with full force, because it was said, neither more nor less, that the Duchess will occupy the seat of Senator Dianne Feinstein, who recently died, for the remaining 13 months of her terms of the United States Capitol. , in Washington.
According to the Daily Mail in London, this is what an important donor of the Democratic Party, who is very close to Gavin Newson, the governor of California, who is in charge of selecting Feinstein’s successor, has maintained.
“Meghan is a long shot (to fill the seat), but in the craziness of US politics right now, that’s not impossible. “Crazier things happen,” a source told the Mail.
Feinstein, who recently died at the age of 90, was recognized as a pioneer in American politics, for milestones such as being the first mayor of San Francisco and the first woman to represent California in the United States Senate, where he became an institution. , in addition to the woman who has served the longest in that room.
The press on both sides of the Atlantic recalled the reports according to which Meghan, a few months ago, began to build a network of contacts with prominent Democratic politicians, to lay a foundation for when- a time comes to seriously enter politics. .
He even held a virtual meeting with Governor Newson, in which Harry also participated.
So, he continued, “you have to find a woman of color who can do the job for 13 months and who agrees not to fight any of the seasoned politicians who have already thrown their hat in the ring. Not many fit that in. “So they’re talking about Meghan Markle.”
“He rubbed the shoulders of the Kennedys”
Speculation about the ambitions of the daughter-in-law of the King of England arose when they settled in California, in 2020, after their scandalous separation from the monarchy of the United Kingdom.
In addition to his meeting with the governor, he became friends with influential figures in the Democratic Party such as Gloria Steinem, “who is the main player of the left,” according to the Daily Mirror.
Oprah Winfrey, one of the top donors to the Democrats, is also part of the same network of strong Democratic friendships. In fact, he was one of the architects of Barack Obama’s arrival at the White House.
Winfrey, for some, is remembered for giving the Sussexes a controversial interview in which they announced their bitter conflict with the royal family.
Likewise, the Duchess of Sussex has become closer to the family of President John F. Kennedy, maintaining its status as the best connected to the Democratic wing.