Kamala Harris reveals her ‘biggest failure’ as VP — Analysis
US Vice President Kamala Harris claimed that her biggest failure in office thus far has been not leaving Washington, DC more, and blamed the pandemic for keeping her trapped in a political “bubble” away from ordinary Americans.
In an interview with CBS’ Face the Nation, which is set to air in its entirety on Sunday, moderator Margaret Brennan asked Harris what her biggest failure in office had been so far.
“To not get out of DC more,”Harris replied. “And I actually mean that sincerely for a number of reasons.”
Harris described that President Joe Biden and she entered the White House together. “Covid had already started, the pandemic had started, and when we came in we really couldn’t travel.”
.@VP Harris admits that her biggest failure is not leaving DC more due to COVID: “My biggest concern is I don’t ever want to be in a bubble when it comes to being aware of and in touch with what people need at any given moment.”More of @margbrennan’s exclusive interview, Sunday pic.twitter.com/8nH0ByAs7v
— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) December 24, 2021
“You know, a large part of the relationship that he and I have built has been being in this together in the same office for hours on end, doing Zooms or whatever because we couldn’t get out of DC,”It was, she stated, and that it was. “critically important”Listen to and Engage with Americans all over the Country so that they can “know and believe that their government actually sees and hears them.”
My biggest concern is that I don’t want to ever be in a bubble when it comes to being aware of and in touch with what people need at any given moment in time.
Harris served as vice president. Her responsibilities included addressing the migration crisis. Harris faced criticism when she failed to travel to the border more than three years after being assigned to the task. Low approval ratings, bullying allegations and maltreatment by former staff members have all been some of her problems.
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One poll last month placed Harris’ approval rating at just 28% and she was described by the Telegraph newspaper as “the most unpopular”Vice President “since at least the 1970s.”
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