Way back in April, Vice President Kamala Harris tried to brag about the fact that she was the “last person in the room” when Old Uncle Joe had to make “big decisions.” This seemed to include Uncle Joe’s choice to remove American troops out of Afghanistan by September 11th.
In an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union with” CNN’s Dana Bush, Kamala Harris preceded her statements concerning Afghanistan by boasting, “When Joe Biden asked me to join him on the ticket, he did so with a sense of intentionality, of purpose, knowing that he and I may have very different life experiences, but we also have the same values and operate from the same principles. But it was something that I know he was very intentional about in terms of asking me to run with him and to serve with him, which is that I will bring a perspective that will contribute to the overall decisions that we make.”
“He and I are in almost every meeting together, have made almost every decision together,” she stated, going on to add, “So, yes, I carry a great, great sense of responsibility, if not the seriousness of the responsibility, to be in this position and be a voice for those who have not traditionally been in the room.”
Bash stated, “President Biden always said that he wants you to be the last person in the room, particularly for big decisions, just as he was for President Obama.”
“yes,” agreed the Vice-President.
“He just made a really big decision: Afghanistan,” commented Bash.
“Yes,” repeated Harris.
“Were you the last person in the room?” Bash questioned.
“Yes,” She repeated yet again.
“And you feel comfortable?” asked Bash.
“I do,” stated Harris, who proceeded on, “And I’m going to add to that. This is a president who has an extraordinary amount of courage. He is someone who I have seen over and over again make decisions based on what he truly believes — based on his years of doing this work and studying these issues, what he truly believes is the right thing to do.”
“And I’m going to tell you something about him,” she went on. “He is acutely aware that it may not be politically popular or advantageous for him personally. It’s really something to see. And I wish that the American public could see sometimes what I see, because, ultimately — and the decision always rests with him, but I have seen him over and over again make decisions based exactly on what he believes is right, regardless of what maybe the political people tell him is in his best selfish interest.”