Kamala Harris will inspect the southern border Friday, 93 days after assuming charge of the crisis in March from President Joe Biden.
The scheduled inspection comes after more than 50 House Republicans demanded June 20 that Biden replace Harris for failing to secure the southern border. Just five days earlier, former President Donald Trump scheduled a trip to the border with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on an official visit before Harris has made any visiting plans.
Instead of inspecting the border crisis, where there is nearly a 700 percent spike in illegal immigrant crossings since last May, Harris traveled to South Carolina, Georgia, and to the northeast to promote coronavirus vaccines.
Harris laughed again about the crisis in another interview in Latin America, when a Univision anchor pressed as to when she would be visiting the southern border.
“I’m not finished,” Harris interrupted as she bobbed her head, then chuckled before hinting she will visit the southern border. “I said I’m going to the border.”
“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,” Harris said, attempting to excuse her lack of attention to the 21-year border crossing high of more than 180,000 in May: