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After a year of struggles and missteps, Vice President Kamala Harris’ team is looking to reset President Biden’s once-apparent successor in 2022, according to a report.
Harris was a popular choice among Democrats before the 2020 election and prompted many to be the first woman to hold office and to be a black or Asian man, but after months in the White House, she didn’t seem to be living. To work prospects.
Following the departure of several high-profile staff, Harris has hired veteran political operator Jamal Simmons as its communications director and, according to the Washington Post, is showing a more solid front with Biden at events.
The newspaper said, citing several sources, speaking anonymously, that her aides hoped that her return to the campaign trail by stumping Democrats before the mid-2022 period would remind voters why she became popular in the first place.
She most famously stumbled into immigration last year after Biden named her a border sar. After months in the role, she seems to be trying to avoid the US-Mexico border, choosing instead to focus on other domestic issues. Her lack of interest has left her critics and supporters alike shaken. He finally visited El Paso, Texas for several hours last summer after a pile of stress.
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He has also struggled in interviews – most memorably on immigration – but recently declined to comment on the White House’s promise that 500 million home-based coronavirus tests would soon be sent to American homes.
“They’ve been ordered,” Harris told NBC’s Craig Melvin this week. “I have to look at the current information. I think it will be by next week. But soon. Absolutely soon. And this is an urgent matter for us.”
This month she was given a microphone on what she felt most comfortable with: voting rights. He introduced Biden before his speech in Atlanta on Tuesday with more comfort and confidence in immigration and other matters.
“After all these years, our children and our grandchildren, they ask us about this moment,” he said earlier this week. “And let’s tell them that we’ve got the freedom to vote. We have ensured free and fair elections and we have protected our democracy for them and their children.”
Currently, she has an uphill battle as the ballot bill seems unlikely to pass the filibuster threshold, but her advisers are expecting a more solid second year in office for the most-watched VP in recent memory. Newspaper.