Vice President Kamala Harris struggled when asked to name which Republican senators she had spoken to on the issue of voting rights legislation in an interview this week.
Speaking to CBS News by phone Tuesday, the vice president made the comments after telling the network she was in contact with senators from both parties on the issue of Senate Democrats’ voting rights legislation.
“I have spoken to Republican senators — both elected Republicans and Republican leaders,” Harris told the network, adding, “I’ve talked with Murkowski about this issue.”
Reps for Harris, who did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment, later told the network that the two had actually discussed infrastructure, not election security.
A spokesperson for Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) told the network that their conversations have been focused “solely on infrastructure.”
Harris — who has been tasked by President Biden with addressing the root causes of the migrant crisis at the southern border, expanding voting