Arizona Gov. Ducey: Kamala Harris is the ‘worst possible choice’ to fix border crisis

Doug Ducey

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Vice President Kamala Harris after learning that President Joe Biden was tapping Harris to oversee the effort to resolve the border crisis.

Ducey said Harris is “the worst possible choice” to lead the efforts and added that Harris just “flat out” doesn’t care about the border crisis.

“At no point in her career has [Harris] given any indication that she considers the border a problem or a serious threat,” Ducey told reporters Wednesday in Tucson.

“If President Biden’s intent was to show that he’s taking this issue seriously, he’s really done the exact opposite,” Ducey said, adding that the president had “completely trivialized the issue by putting someone in charge who flat out just doesn’t care.”

The Republican governor’s comments came hours after Biden tapped Harris to be the point person on the administration’s talks with Mexico and Central American countries about slowing the tide of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S. border.

Harris was recently criticized after she laughed when asked by a reporter if she would be visiting the border. “Not today,” she jokingly said to the reporter.

Biden and Harris have made no plans to visit the southern border as the crisis continues to worsen.

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