White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday said Vice President Kamala Harris “may” visit the US-Mexico border — after President Biden’s migration czar drew fire for laughing off a reporter’s question about whether she would go.
“I think that at some point she may go to the border. We’ll see,” Psaki said at her daily press briefing.
Later, Psaki added, “if it is constructive and it moves the ball forward for her to visit the border, she certainly may do that.”
Harris, who is in Mexico on her first trip since Biden tapped her in March to stem a surge in migration, told NBC news anchor Lester Holt in an interview aired on the “Today” show that she didn’t need to visit the border — laughingly adding that she also hasn’t traveled to Europe.
“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