Vice President Kamala Harris appeared tongue-tied during a Wednesday speech at the White House as she was discussing federal investments in workforce development.
Harris was listing off the Biden administration’s efforts to bolster job development and widen access to different career paths when the subject of transportation improvement tripped her up.
‘With your help, we are creating good paying jobs in small towns and big cities. Jobs for nurses and doctors, jobs for steel workers, pipe fitters and engineers,’ the vice president said.
‘Together, we are investing in training programs and apprenticeships that give workers the skills they need to take on the jobs with better wages and better benefits. In particular, workers from underrepresented backgrounds.’
On the issue of bettering transportation access for workers, Harris said: ‘Together, we are expanding access to transportation. Seems like maybe it’s a small issue, it’s a big issue.’
‘You need to get to go, and you to be able to get where you need to go, to do the work, and get home.’
It’s just the latest in a litany of awkward mis-speaks that the vice president has seemed unable to shake.
Harris left brows furrowed earlier this week when she muddled an answer during a sit-down interview with CBS News.
‘I think that, to be very honest with you, I do believe that we should have rightly believed, but we certainly believe that certain issues are just settled. Certain issues are just settled,’ Harris said in the Face The Nation interview.
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