Although she has been in charge of the border situation for the last 41 days, Vice President Kamala Harris has not done a press briefing, press conference, or trip to the border in that entire time.
Biden and other White House officials have continued to defend Harris’s lack of apparent action in regards to the border, saying that her main job is to work on diplomatic relations in the Northern Triangle.
However, it has become obvious that Harris does not want to touch the border because it is likely to cause damage to her political prospects.
The inaction and Biden’s poor choices of policy have caused dramatic spikes in border crossings, including more than 1,600 in Yuma, Arizona alone over the weekend.
Numbers nationwide topped 162,000 in April, just shy of the 172,000 counted in March.
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