Kamala Harris’s refusal to visit the southern border has been well documented here at WeLoveTrump.
Until recently, she has continually ignored most questions about why she hasn’t yet visited.
In a recent interview with Lester Holt, Harris repeatedly said, “We have been to the border” dispite the fact that she hasn’t.
After being pressed further, Harris sarcastically exclaimed, “And I haven’t been to Europe. I don’t understand the point you’re making.”
Well, Harris was once again asked about why she hasn’t visited the southern border, this time by Univision anchor Ilia Calderón.
Calderón asked Harris directly, “When are you going to the border, Vice President?”
Harris responded angrily, “I’m not finished,” and then let out her signature nervous laugh before again saying “I said I’m going to the border.”
We’re still waiting…
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 informed of the root causes why are the people of Guatemala leaving."
"Do you have a date for your trip to the border?" Calderón followed.
"I will keep you posted," Harris replied.
MSN has more:
Kamala Harris snapped at a Univision reporter on Thursday for asking her when she will visit the U.S.-Mexico border - losing her composure once again when asked why as 'border czar' she hadn't been to the site.
Harris spoke to Colombian journalist Ilia Calderon, an anchor with the Miami-based network, the day after her return from Mexico and Guatemala, where she spoke to presidents of both countries about ways to curtail soaring arrivals at the border.
Migrant numbers are on track this year to reach highs not seen since 2006.
'I've said I'm going to the border,' said Harris, visibly irritated.
'And I - '
Calderon, speaking via video link, interrupted and asked: 'When are you going?'
Harris continued saying: 'The administration has asked...'
She paused, hearing Calderon's question, and replied curtly: 'I've not finished.
'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.
'And that is the root causes.
'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 informed of, the root causes - why are the people of Guatemala leaving.'
Calderon asked: 'Do you have a date for your trip to the border, to see the situation with your own eyes?'
Harris replied: 'I will keep you posted.'
Her rebuke of Calderon, with a terse 'I've not finished', bore echoes of her dismissal of Mike Pence, when he attempted to interrupt her during their vice presidential debate last October.
'I'm speaking,' she reprimanded him, with a smile, before continuing her point.
The moment became a meme, and 'I'm speaking' was emblazed on t-shirts worn by Biden-Harris supporters.
This time round, the put down was less celebrated.
Harris has had a disastrous week.
She was already facing criticism for earlier remarks about the border.