After months of denying any existence of a border crisis, Kamala Harris has finally admitted that the country is undergoing a historic illegal immigration issue but in a typical Kamala Harris issue, she is now blaming Republicans for the border crisis.
A part that is in power in all three branches of the US government is now blaming Republicans for the problem that started after them taking office. Accountability anyone?
“And sadly, what we have seen in particular, I am sad to say, from Republicans in Congress is an unwillingness to engage in any meaningful reform that could actually fix a lot of what we are witnessing,” Harris told NPR in an interview this week.
Joe Biden made Kamala the “border czar” of the administration in 2021 and ever since the duo took office, many Trump-era policies were reversed that were proven to be so effective that illegal immigration was all-time low under the leadership of President Trump.
“I think that there is so much that needs to happen to address the issue,” she told the outlet “Reform of our immigration system can only happen through Congress in terms of the passage of an immigration bill that allows for a legal pathway to citizenship and a legal presence in the country.” She added.
This statement is a complete flip-flop from what Harris had said just back in September. “The border is secure,” she told NPR just three months ago and now all of a sudden, the very same border that she is in charge of overlooking, is bad because of Republicans.
When host Chuck Todd asked the Vice President about her stance of secure the border when millions of illegal immigrants are crossing it for the first time in US history.
“We have a secure border in that that is a priority for any nation, including ours and our administration,” Harris replied. “But there are still a lot of problems that we are trying to fix given the deterioration that happened over the last four years. We also have to put into place a law and a plan for a pathway for citizenship for the millions of people who are here and are prepared to do what is legally required to gain citizenship.”
WATCH: The U.S. will have 2 million people cross its border for the first time. @VP Harris: “We have a secure border in that that is a priority. … But there are still a lot of problems that we are trying to fix given the deterioration that happened over the last four years.” pic.twitter.com/LoAd1ZNW5v
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) September 12, 2022
These comments of Harris come after the US Supreme issued a temporary block on the Biden administration’s order to lift Trump-era policy, Title 42 that allowed officials to deter migrants through the COVID-19 pandemic.
A group of 19 bipartisan states had requested the court to keep Title 42 in place as the surge of immigrants would double the current rate which is already an all-time high.
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