As President Biden visits foreign leaders in Europe, Vice President Kamala Harris cannot escape the pressure to visit the southern border amid the historic surge of illegal immigration under her watch as border czar.
In an interview with Univision on Thursday, Harris offered a tense response after being pressed by anchor Ilia Calderón on when she would finally visit the crossing amid the worsening migrant crisis.
“I’ve said I’m going to the border,” the vice president replied. “And I–“
“When are you going to the border, vice president?” Calderón interrupted her to ask.
“I’m not finished,” Harris replied with an uncomfortable laugh, raising her finger at the host.
“I’ve said I’m going to the border. And also if we are going to deal with the problems at the border, we have to deal with the problems that cause people to go to the border, to flee to the border,” Harris went on.
“So my first trip as vice president