Protesters taunt Kamala Harris with 'Trump won & go home' signs during Guatemala visit as Biden blamed for border chaos

PROTESTERS taunted Kamala Harris with "Trump won" and "go home" signs during her Guatemala visit, as Joe Biden is blamed for the border crisis.

The vice president visited the country on Monday to meet with President Alejandro Giammattei.




Multiple protesters were awaiting Harris's arrival with signs insisting "Trump won" and asking Kamala to "mind your own business."

Her less than warm welcome came just one day after Air Force Two was forced to return due to a "technical issue" just 30 minutes after the VP took off.

Harris was traveling to Guatemala and Mexico even as she is criticized for not having traveled to the US border in the months since President Joe Biden tipped her as border czar.

The plane returned safely back to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland shortly after 3pm EST.

The technical issue is said to have involved “no major safety concerns.”



The vice president gave reporters a thumbs-up as she arrived safely back on the tarmac.

“I’m good, I’m good. We all said a little prayer, but we’re good,” Harris said after disembarking the plane.

Harris has said her trip to Mexico and Guatemala will help her get to the "root" of the current crisis on the US border.

She has already spoken to both Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on the phone.

Harris arrived in Guatemala first where she sat down with Giammattei on Monday.

She is also schedueld to engage in events with Guatemalan community leaders and entrepreneurs.


The Vice President will travel to Mexico City on Tuesday.

There she will meet with President López Obrador and participate in roundtables with women entrepreneurs and labor leaders.

The White House has said that the goal of the trip is to show the two nations that the US cares about finding long-term solutions to immigration.

It has said there is no intention to roll-out a plan to deal with the large surge in thousands of migrants that are currently crossing the US border.

Republicans, especially local lawmakers living along the border, have called on Harris to visit the area while she is in Mexico.

Yet the White House has confirmed that she will not be visiting the US side of the border during the trip.


Donald Trump has slammed Joe Biden's "incompetent" handling of the ongoing US border crisis – claiming that "rapists and murderers" are coming into the country because of it.

The ex-president even said he was "seriously considering" visiting the "totally open" border, which he says "criminals" are taking advantage of.

During an interview with Fox Business on Monday, Trump blasted the fact no officials have visited the Mexico border since Biden took over – despite him tipping Vice President Kamala Harris as "border czar" months ago.

Trump claimed that "criminals" including "rapists and murderers and drug dealers" were flooding into the US because the border is "totally open".

"It's disgraceful that no one from the administration has been there," Trump said.

"I'm seriously considering (visiting the border) just to support these incredible men and women who have done such a good job and they're just left out to dry."

The 45th president also blamed the surge in migrants crossing on the "incompetence" of the Biden administration

Since being named "border czar", Harris has been widely – and heavily – criticized for failing to visit the southern border.

Biden handed Harris the crisis at the border to deal with as US officials continue to struggle to deal with the soaring number of migrants – including large numbers of unaccompanied minors.

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