U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will travel to Mexico later this month after media-quoted White House sources suggested that Vice President Kamala Harris might have bungled her trip to the region.
Mayorkas will visit Mexico on June 14 and 15 “to meet with counterparts in the Government of Mexico on areas of mutual interest. This will be Secretary Mayorkas’s first international trip since becoming confirmed in February,” DHS reportedly announced in a press release.
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The announcement came after Democrat-allied CNN learned from unnamed administration officials that the White House was concerned that Harris’s reluctance to say whether she will visit the southern border might overshadow her trip and render it a failure.
Besides CNN, the Democrat-allied media outlet Daily