When Scene After a sudden jolt to two co-hosts off the set for a false-positive Covid test, Kamala Harris rolled with it and continued through the interview.
A few days later, unnamed sources wrote a story that his office was disappointed and “deeply concerned” that the ABC program was not proceeding with what happened during the live broadcast on Friday.
SceneExecutive producer Brian Teta addressed the fiasco on Monday, saying “mistakes were made” in publicly disclosing positive test results that didn’t turn out to be accurate.
“We found out moments before we were back on the air, and in that moment all I could think about was that we had to keep the hosts safe and we had to keep the vice president safe,” he said.
“She couldn’t go out no matter what. And that led to some really weird television that I wanted to take back if I could. “
The hosts, Sonny Hostin and Ana Navarro, later tested negative, but Harris’ office is upset over why ABC gave her the “all clear” the night before the show, suggesting that the vice president’s requirements were met. was completed.
As a condition of Ms Harris appearing in person, the network reportedly required the hosts to undergo PCR testing within 24 hours of the interview.
After being tested on Thursday afternoon and the results appeared to be negative on Thursday night, Ms Harris’ office was reportedly baffled as to why a positive result was returned moments before her scheduled appearance.
In-spite of this Sceneof the public apology on Monday, “people familiar with the matter” reported CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy that the office of the vice president was concerned and concerned about what happened Scene has not appeared.
The timing of the leaks coincides with the vice president receiving negative press from a viral video of his appearance at Virginia’s George Mason University on Tuesday.
While Ms. Harris was there to encourage voter registration, a college student accused Israel of committing ethnic genocide against Palestinians.
Ms Harris nodded as the student said the $1 billion funding for the country’s Iron Dome missile defense system hurts her heart “because it’s ethnic genocide and displacement of people, that’s what happened in America, and I’m sure that you know about it”
When the student said the money would have been better spent helping struggling Americans, Ms. Harris replied that she was glad the issue was raised.
“And again, it’s about the fact that your voice, your point of view, your experience, your truth, shouldn’t be suppressed and it should be heard, right? And one of the things we’re fighting for in a democracy. Is it, isn’t it? Ms. Harris said.
He said, “What you are saying about Middle East policy, policy related to foreign policy, there is still a healthy debate going on in our country about what is the right way and nobody’s voice is being suppressed on it. should be known.”
Credit: www.independent.co.uk / Kamala Harris