Vice President Kamala Harris avoided answering a question on Tuesday about when she will travel to the U.S.-Mexico border to see President Joe Biden’s border crisis firsthand, saying that nothing that the administration can do will quickly fix the problem.
“Can you help us understand how this trip in particular to Guatemala and Mexico helped shift your thinking on that position in particular?” a reporter asked. “And now that you’ve seen the root causes of migration and where that journey begins for many, how soon will you go to see where it ends for many of them as well?”
“The issue of root causes, is not going to be solved in one trip that took two days,” Harris responded. “This is an issue that is long standing, is in many cases generational. It is not a new issue for the United States, to feel the effects of those root causes on our shores. It is not new, for us to experience