Skip to comments.Why Is Kamala Harris, Instead of Joe Biden, Meeting with Japanese PM?
Posted on 04/16/2021 3:45:24 PM PDT by george76
On Friday, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was welcomed to the White House as part of the first diplomatic summit of Joe Biden’s presidency — but Biden was not the one to welcome him to the United States.
Instead, Suga was greeted by Vice President Kamala Harris.
The strange, awkward greeting was met with alarm from Cutis Houck, the managing editor of NewsBusters, who tweeted that “If Vice President Pence welcomed and then showed the head of a major U.S. ally and global power around the White House and not President Trump, CNN and MSNBC would have melted down and insisted something was wrong with him.”
“But with Harris doing it for Joe, it’s NBD for journos,” he added.
Many of Houck’s followers agreed with his assessment. Their complaints ranged from the potential for disrespect, to the apparent aloofness of Biden to the hypocrisy of the mainstream media:
Sadly — but not surprisingly — this isn’t even the first time that Kamala Harris has unofficially assumed Biden’s role when it comes to foreign policy. In February, news broke that Harris had been taking calls from foreign leaders, including an extremely important one from French President Emmanuel Macron.
Macron isn’t the only one. Harris participated in a bilateral summit with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau — which is unusual for a vice president.
She also took a call from Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and had a conversation with Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway.
The involvement of Vice President Harris in Biden’s foreign policy is unusually extensive, which is alarming as she does not have previous foreign policy experience.
This isn’t the integration of a competent administrator, this is preparation for a Harris presidency — a prospect that no American should look forward to.
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Do we really need to ask? Joe’s let it slip a few times now, President Harris.
Cuz she is familiar with Ho
Senile Joe wasn’t up to it.
They didn’t want the Prime Minister to see how brain dead Biden is but he did go a walk bye wave.
Joe McBumbles-Biden could not handle the weight of responsibility. He would be likely to start bad mouthing the Prime Minister of Japan, if that Prime Minister didn’t laugh
at all of Joe’s nonsensical jokes.
“Is it still against the law to crack a smile in Japan?
Asking for a friend.....
HEY, I’m Just Joking!! Never mind what I said! I tend to ssay stupid stuff, my wife always tells me!”
Same with the * disasta in Alaska * - ( apologies to Cassius Clay.)..
So slow Joe does not have to meet with the Chinese communist dictator.
better than sending Hunter Biden
Too late, he called the winner of the Masters,” that Japanise boy.
And he called the Masters Winner.......boy!
as in ‘your boy won that golf trophy’.....BOY!
Because she has experience getting on her knees with men?
Maybe the Japanese PM likes a laughing hyena.
One would think it is abundantly clear by now that Hiden Biden can’t string a 2 word sentence together.
It must have been after sundown.
Joe, Joe, Joe.
I know what he meant, and he was trying to show recognition for Japanese excellence same as we do for the Americans.
But Proper Phrasing Matters, Joe, especially with countries like the Japanese. Oy!
Actually, it makes sense that leaders who cannot be counted on to maintain the big lie that, “Joe is fine”, aren’t going to get to meet with him.
Imagine if the PM left and world reports started surfacing that he says Joe has lost his mind.
This one doesn’t pass the sniff test.
Generally using Vice president in this situation would be considered diplomatic snub.
So, either we do not like Japan any more (maybe we prefer North Korea and China), or Biden is not able to do it.
I am confused.
I see what you did there.
Dr. Jill called a lid this morning?
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