Biden is ANNOYED with 'work-in-progress' Kamala Harris after her husband complained about VP's tasks

Biden is ANNOYED with 'work-in-progress' Kamala Harris after her husband complained about VP's tasks
A new book revealed that there have been tensions between President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC: When Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband grumbled about her poor assignments in their early years in office, President Joe Biden apparently became irritated. ‘The Fight of His Life’, a book by Chris Whipple, examines Biden's first two years in the White House and goes into detail on the conflicts in the executive office.

Biden reportedly referred to Harris as a "work in progress" and became enraged with her and second gentleman Doug Emhoff after hearing their complaints about her job in the administration, according to excerpts that Politico published on December 20. The book claims that Harris intended to spearhead voting rights reform but was appointed as border czar instead, a role that "her allies felt was hurting her politically," according to the book which is the product of "extensive access to Biden administration officials." The allegations come at a time when El Paso, Texas, is being overrun by migrants and the US is experiencing pandemonium at the border. 

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The Covid-era Title 42, which makes it simpler for the US to expel undocumented aliens, is set to expire after the holidays but the Biden administration has urged the Supreme Court to postpone it until then because of mounting pressure to repair it. Whipple noted that after giving his vice president his tasks, “word got back to [Biden] that second gentleman Douglas Emhoff had been complaining about Harris' policy portfolio.” “When he heard this, 'Biden was annoyed,'” Whipple wrote. According to the book, Biden believed “he hadn't asked Harris to do anything he hadn't done as vice president.” Whipple also contained assertions made by a top White House official that Harris made a mistake based on guidance from her immediate circle, according to Daily Mail. “[Harris'] inner circle didn't serve her well in the presidential campaign — and they are ill-serving her now,” the adviser told Whipple. 

Whipple asserted that the president and vice president have overcome their difficult past despite their disagreement. “What makes this such a great story is that Joe Biden and his team really turned it all around, I think,” Whipple told Politico. The difficult nomination of White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain and the President's ire over public criticisms of the contentious US pullout from Afghanistan is also covered in Whipple's book along with the conflict between Biden and Harris. It also supports claims that Biden was taken aback by a letter that Donald Trump left for the new president and described it as "shockingly gracious."

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