The VP’s Off-Script Remarks Were Not Popular with Conservatives
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Vice President Kamala Harris went “off script” while speaking at the White House, and her candid remarks weren’t exactly well-received by conservatives.
Harris said she “felt such pride and such hope” when President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court.
“As we all know, elections matter,” Harris said. “And when folks vote, they order what they want — and in this case, they got what they asked for.”
“I went off script a little bit,” she added with a laugh.
A video of Harris’s comments quickly circulated, with critics listing various grievances with the Biden administration.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wrote: “The American people didn’t ask for any of this: record Inflation, record border crisis, closed schools, a war on American energy, Afghanistan disaster, Russia invasion of Ukraine.”
Former White House press secretary and current Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the Biden administration a “complete and total failure.”
“Yes, elections do matter! And in November, we’ll see that no one asked for the Democrats’ soaring inflation, closed schools & masked kids, record crime, or war on American energy,” Sanders wrote. “It’ll be a referendum on Biden’s complete and total failure.”
The VP’s polarizing comments came as the Biden administration’s job approval rating reached its lowest point since taking office — 37%.
“Biden has a 37% approval rating in the recent ABC poll. People didn’t ask for this. She is a terrible politician,” wrote Tim Murtaugh, a former Trump 2020 campaign communications director.