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The day after the shooting, Harris visited the northern suburbs of Chicago to meet with local law enforcement agencies after seven people were killed and more than 30 were injured.
She made a brief statement to her mourning town.
"We have to take this seriously because you have to take it seriously and we have to take it seriously. "Hmm," Harris told the media and the residents of Highland Park.
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"The whole country needs to understand that this can happen to everyone in every community and have some empathy, and we stand together and why it doesn't stop. We should discuss whether it will be, "Harris added before resigning.
Vice President Kamala Harris of the United States in 2022 A shooting site that killed seven people in Highland Park, Illinois, on July 5. (Photo courtesy of KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo courtesy of KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP, via Getty Images)
A clip shared by Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Sheridan called the Vice President "Word Salad Queen". It attracted attention on social media with critics who ridiculed.
"OK" Vulture feature writer Rachel Handler responded.
"She's surprisingly bad at this," tweeted National Review contributor Pradheep J. Shanker.
"[E] Her new quote makes less and less sense as a complete sentence," writes sports editor Whitney McIntosh.
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Spot, yes. I don't remember. It's weird, "said writer Ashley Reese.
"Okay, I'll give up. There are some jobs you shouldn't drink on your watch," writer Josh Olson jokingly said.
"Ruthless" podcast John Ashbrook tweeted, "I'm wearing a traffic light like a dunce's hat," ridiculing the clip's visuals.
"Seriously, @VP doesn't know how to speak," said Mediaite writer Jackson Richman.
Harris has a long history of making mysterious remarks. At a White House event with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness in March, shefor her "word salad" while Harris advertised her relationship with the United States. 60} It was panned.
"We also recognize that, like the United States, one of the problems presented as an economic problem for Jamaica in terms of its impact was a pandemic. "Mr. Harris said in March. "To that end, we are also announcing today that we will support Jamaica's COVID recovery by helping in terms of Jamaica's recovery efforts needed to strengthen as well as public health issues. Not the economy. "
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That month At the beginning, Harris was criticized for appearing, and when faced with a difficult question at a joint press conference, he turned to Polish President Andrzej Dudafor help and said, "Friends in need are certainly. I'm a friend, "he joked, and then laughed for a few seconds.
Vice President Kamala Harris (C) of the United States is next door Walking Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotelling (R) suddenly visited a shooting site on July 5, 2022 in Highland Park, Illinois, where seven people were killed. (Photo courtesy of KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo courtesy of KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP via Getty Images)
She was ridiculed by herresponse as to why she was still buying oil from Russia. The war with Ukraine told NBC News, "Let's take this step by step. Now, on energy issues, our allies are firmly united in a way that many experts did not anticipate. I understand that, to make sure we are united in our approach to this problem. ”
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During a radio interview, Harris said, "Amateur'Ukraine is a European country. It's next to another country, Russia. Russia is a big country. It's basically that because Russia decided to invade a small country called Ukraine. No. "
In November, Harris opened a laboratory in Paris. He was criticized for appearing to be using a "French accent" in front of scientists when he visited.
Joseph A. Wulfsohn is a media reporter for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to joseph.wulfsohn @ fox.com and Twitter: @JosephWulfsohn.