Trump’s Upcoming Border Visit Forced VP Harris’ Trip, Republicans Say

Trump’s Upcoming Border Visit Forced VP Harris’ Trip, Republicans Say

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Republicans in Congress credited former President Donald Trump’s upcoming border visit as the reason Vice President Harris will now be traveling to the southern border nearly 100 days after she was tapped by President Biden to address the root cause of the border crisis.

The White House announced on Wednesday that it is now the “appropriate time” for Harris to travel south to see the border, though Harris dismissed the idea of a visit as a “grand gesture” earlier this month.

KAMALA HARRIS TO MAKE FIRST TRIP TO BORDER MORE THAN 90 DAYS SINCE BEING TAPPED FOR CRISIS ROLE

The announcement of the vice president’s trip comes a week after Trump announced he would be traveling to visit the southern border with Texas’ Republican Governor Greg Abbott on June 30.

Multiple Republicans in Congress were quick to slam Harris after the announcement, crediting Trump with spurring the vice president’s trip down south by saying he’d visit the border before Harris even put a trip on her calendar.

Rep. August Pfluger of Texas, told Fox News on Wednesday that the veep’s trip came about after “months of pressure” from lawmakers, Texans and a potential trip t

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