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Kamala Harris Resets Political ‘Shitshow’, Twice in Two Months

Vice President Kamala Harris has again reset her political future, marred by cross-departmental “shitshow” operations and unsuccessful political projects.

While Harris has been beaten in the establishment media for failing to destroy the integrity of the election, reduce illegal immigration or successfully communicate President Biden’s agenda to the press, Harris is in reset mode, the second reset in two months, the Washington post reported Friday.

The reset, already underway, includes hiring a new communications director, in addition to showing up alongside Biden for major events:

She ponders a busier media schedule after months of watching such engagements warily. She is seeking to benefit from a broad midterm campaign program that aides say will revive Democrats’ confidence in her political skills and popular appeal.

The changes, big and small, come at a pivotal time for the first woman to hold the vice presidency and the first person of Black and Asian descent, according to the White House and vice presidential aides and supporters at the inside and outside the Beltway. Many spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive discussions.

The reset reported Friday for Harris is the second reset in two months, and it comes after a New York Times The columnist suggested Biden should replace Harris with Democrat-allied Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY).

“Is this what America needs in 2024 – a ticket from Joe Biden and Liz Cheney?” suggested Thomas Friedman.

In December, the Establishment media reported that Harris and his office suffered a “hard reset” after several staffers announced they were leaving amid office turmoil.

Breitbart reported in July: “Other Biden administration staffers called Axios Harris’ office a ‘shitshow.’ have no long-term relationship with her”, a “global operation sometimes visibly out of step with that of Biden”.

‘The assistants’ are thrown under the bus from above, there are short fuses and it’s an abusive environment,’ said a staff member Politics. . . . “It’s not a healthy environment and people often feel mistreated. It’s not a place where people feel supported, but a place where people feel treated like s—.

Harris would be familiar with rehab.

During the Democratic primary in 2019, Harris reset her failed bid to become president before dropping out of the race months later, the New York Times reported.

“She is trying to revive her campaign after stagnating in the Democratic primary polls, using her strengths as a prosecutor,” the newspaper wrote of a change in communications strategy:

Sunday night she added something new. After her signature “let’s talk real” she replaced her usual recitation of Democratic policies with an attack on President Trump, accusing him of fostering bigotry and division and refusing “to call neo-Nazi violence what it is: domestic terrorism”.

Harris later called his departure from the primary race “one of the hardest decisions of my life”, culminating in just 15% support among Democrats.

After winning the nomination, Biden chose Harris in 2020 to become his running mate and then offered her two important agenda items: reducing migration across the southern border and destroying election integrity by federalizing elections. local.

Both policy projects fell flat for the vice president, leading to office drama, staff departures and dire poll results.

According to a December poll, only 32 percent of registered voters approved of Harris’ professional performance.

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