The sheer amount of dysfunction that we’ve experienced through these first two years of President Joe Biden’s time in office has been stunning, to say the least, and it appears that the turmoil will be continuing well into the 2024 electoral cycle as well.
Once again, the petulant drama is coming from the East Wing, where Vice President Kamala Harris appears to be holding a petty grudge.
Vice President Kamala Harris reportedly won’t return Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., phone calls after the senator stopped short of endorsing Harris as President Joe Biden’s vice president in 2024.
Warren has called Harris twice to apologize for her comments, according to CNN, but the vice president has not returned her calls.
Warren’s word salad certainly didn’t conjure much confidence in the situation.
The Massachusetts senator seemed to stop short of endorsing Harris as Biden’s running mate in 2024 during a Boston Public Radio interview in January. The radio host asked Warren if Harris should be Biden’s running mate if he runs for reelection in 2024.
“I really want to defer to what makes Biden comfortable on his team,” she responded. “I’ve known Kamala for a long time. I like Kamala. I knew her back when she was an attorney general and I was still teaching, and we worked on the housing crisis together, so we go way back. But they need — they have to be a team, and my sense is they are — I don’t mean that by suggesting I think there are any problems. I think they are.”
Many within the Democratic Party have been openly fearful that a Biden/Harris 2024 campaign would be less than ideal, (and that a Harris run for the top spot could prove worse), and so Warren’s tiptoeing around the idea is not all that surprising.
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