Kamala Harris Speaks About the Economy, Assassination of Shinzo Abe, as She Panders to Voters Yet Again

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The Democrats are attempting to rile up their base ahead of the midterm elections by focusing on abortion, gun laws, and encouraging voters to elect pro-choice candidates. As millions of families suffer from inflation and gas prices, the Biden administration has mainly placed the blame on the COVID-19 pandemic and Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine.


Vice President Kamala Harris was asked about various topics this week on “Face The Nation,” including abortion, the Supreme Court, and guns/the Second Amendment, as I wrote about earlier on Sunday.

But also she answered questions about the economy and the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

When Harris was asked about a new CBS News poll, showing Americans feel like the economy is in a bad place, Harris said:

“There’s no question that people, working people, are paying more for gas main- paying more for groceries and that is why for our administration, it is one of our highest priorities to bring down the costs.

We, as you know, have released the Strategic Petroleum Reserve so that we’re releasing a million barrels of gas a day, of oil a day to bring down the price. We’re seeing prices come down, slowly, but it seems maybe surely.

We are doing what we need to do to say that we’ve got to bring down the cost of childcare and that includes a tax cut that we were able to pass yet not one Republican in the Senate voted for, which is an $8,000 tax cut for families raising children so that they can have a tax cut for food, for medication, for school supplies.

We are advocating without any support right now in Congress to bring down the child care costs in terms of paying for a childcare provider. We’re saying working families shouldn’t pay more than 7 percent of their income in childcare costs.

So it is our highest priorities to bring down costs in particular for working people in our country and it is- it’s a real issue. There’s no question about it.”


I guess it’s good that she is acknowledging inflation is a big problem, but if they don’t contain it by November, Republicans have a very good chance to take the House and Senate in the midterm elections. I don’t see her answer giving a solution that would do that.

Harris was also asked about the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

“I was shocked, for so many reasons, beginning with the fact that Prime Minister Abe was a great friend to the United States, through many administrations. Our President Joe Biden is very, very fond of him and knew him well.

And I’ve met with the most recent- past- Prime Minister of Japan and when we think about the relationship that we have developed over many years, and a shared vision that I think we have for that region of the world, but also the partnership, it was sad and shocking, and there’s no question that the Japanese people are mourning.

You know, if you look at his career, too, the length of time that he served really speaks to the impact he had on the country and- and the popularity of his presidency and his leadership.”

Harris tweeted about Abe’s death:


Heading into 2021, Harris and her supporters thought she was going to take over in 2024 and become the Democratic nominee, but due to her horrific approval rating, the chances are she will not be the nominee. Harris has a 40 percent “very unfavorable” opinion currently. In her defense, Biden gave her issues like becoming the border czar, after Biden told illegals to come to America once he became President. But the fact that she cackled at many serious issues is part of the reason why she is seen so unfavorably.

The Democrats’ last-ditch effort is being banked on people turning out and electing progressive candidates, but if they could contain inflation, at the least, they would have a better chance in the midterms–rather continuing to pandering to the far-left.


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