She won’t go to Mexico, but she’ll try to get Americans to Mars.
Vice President Kamala Harris will chair the National Space Council, a cabinet-level advisory body, she confirmed in a tweet.
“In America, when we shoot for the moon, we plant our flag on it,” Harris posted Saturday. “I am honored to lead our National Space Council.”
The new role adds yet another task to the veep’s bulging portfolio.
Harris has been slammed for her lackluster performance as the nation’s migration czar, a job that President Biden gave her March 24 as illegal immigrants surged into border states like Texas and Arizona in record-breaking numbers.
While Biden called his No. 2, the former attorney general of California, “the most qualified person” to lead that effort, she has made no move to visit the US-Mexico border to speak with enforcement officers or evaluate overflowing detention centers as the influx intensified.
Vice President Kamala Harris has yet to visit the