Vice President Kamala Harris had a tense exchange with Univision anchor Ilia Calderón over when she will visit the southern border.
During an interview on Thursday, Calderón pressed Harris, who was assigned by President Biden to handle the border crisis, on how she herself has yet to make it down to the US-Mexico border to see the migrant crisis in person.
“I’ve said I’m going to the border,” Harris told the anchor. “And I-“
“When are you going to the border, Vice President?” Calderón asked during a remote interview.
As Harris was speaking, she heard Calderón’s slightly delayed question, which appeared to not sit well.
“I’m not finished,” Harris sternly replied along with a brief chuckle. “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. So my first trip as vice president of the United States was to go- in terms of a foreign trip- to Guatemala, to be on the ground there to address and to be … (Read more)