The White House tension is so thick you can cut it with a knife!
In an interview with NBC News, Vice President Kamala Harris refused to answer when asked if the 2024 Democratic presidential ticket will feature both her and Joe Biden.
Her comments possibly indicate the reportedly sour relationship between Team Biden and Team Harris may cause some trouble for the Democratic Party moving forward.
“Are we going to see the same Democratic ticket in 2024?” the reporter asked.
Her response contains Kamala’s signature jive-talking, ‘let’s cut the B.S.’ interview style which seems to irk most Americans as it by no means seems authentic.
The clip can be seen here:
WATCH: @VP Kamala Harris REFUSES to confirm whether or not President Biden will run in 2024
REPORTER: “Are we going to see the same Democratic ticket in 2024?”
HARRIS: “I’m sorry, we are thinking about today.” pic.twitter.com/YlQys1DMe2
— Chad Gilmartin (@ChadGilmartinCA) January 13, 2022
Harris’ refusal to answer a seemingly easy question contradicts previous statements from White House spokespersons. In December 2021, White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told media that Harris would remain Biden’s running mate if he ran in 2024.
“Yes, he does,” Jean-Pierre told reporters when asked if Biden would keep Harris as his running mate, adding: “There’s no change.”
For her part, Harris has maintained that she and the president have not discussed the presidency in any capacity.
While Biden’s team has stated that he and Harris may run together in 2024, polls have indicated that the American people would rather the two do not run at all. In December, a nationwide poll showed just 22% of Americans wanted Biden to run for the presidency in 2024, and only 12% wanted to see Harris atop the ticket.
While the Biden-Harris duo crater in popularity, some pollsters are pining for a Hillary Clinton comeback.
Yes, you read that correctly.
“Several circumstances—President Biden’s low approval rating, doubts over his capacity to run for re-election at 82, Vice President Kamala Harris’s unpopularity, and the absence of another strong Democrat to lead the ticket in 2024—have created a leadership vacuum in the party, which Mrs. Clinton viably could fill,” a Washington Post op-ed.
Regardless of who runs in 2024, Harris’ is demeanor is certainly unbecoming of a United States Vice President, and undoubtedly indicates immense tension behind the scenes.
It would be glorious to witness her furthering decline into obscurity in the next three years of Biden’s presidency.
Author: Elizabeth Tierney