Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday claimed she “didn’t understand the point” when pressed on why she hasn’t visited the US-Mexico border amid a deepening crisis that she has been appointed to oversee — saying she hasn’t “been to Europe” either.
“We’ve been to the border. So this whole thing about the border. We’ve been to the border,” Harris said to which Holt replied, “You haven’t been to the border.”
Harris countered, “And I haven’t been to Europe. And I mean, I don’t, understand the point that you’re making. I’m not discounting the importance of the border.”
Holt pointed out that she’s ignored calls to visit from not only Republican lawmakers, but Congressman Henry Cuellar, a Democrat who represents a border district in Texas.
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