Vice President Kamala Harris' widely released science video is the latest incident in what has been a chaotic first year for the vice president's office.
Harris was recently featured in a space-themed video - the first of a YouTube series called "Get Curious with Vice President Harris "- which has been heavily criticized online for the veep's performance as well as the fact that child actors were used in its production.
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The vice president was roasted online for the video, with many critics calling it dishonest and unworthy. And the use of child actors in the videodeo has seen critics compare the saga to HBO's hit show "Veep ", which portrays an incompetent vice president and her hapless political team.
A spokesperson for the House Blanche told Fox News that the vice president was not involved in the selection of child actors for the YouTube Video.
Harris's tenure as vice president has so far been the subject of repeated controversy.
From laughing one question to one about the deterioration of the southern amid the immigration crisis to applauding a George Mason University student who accused Israel of genocide ethnicity against the Palestinians for sharing his "truth ", Harris's tenure as vice president was hampered by those faux pas which reminded him of his boss, President Biden , lots of blunders.
Additionally, reports circulated detailing the moral staff in the vice president's office as well as mistrust between assistants and the highest echelons of senior staff, with 22 current and former staff revealing the tense and at times austere office atmosphere. "
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"People are being thrown under the bus from the top, there are short fuses and it 's an abusive environment, "said a person familiar with operations at the Harris Politics office. " It ' s not a healthy environment and people often feel mistreated. It 's not a place where people feel supported, but a place where people feel treated like s ---. "
Symone Sanders, the spokesperson vise Chief of the President, rebuffed allegations of abuse against members of theu staff.
"We don't make rainbows and bunnies all day long. What I'm hearing is people have tough jobs and I'm like "welcome to the club " "Sanders told Politico at the time. "We have created a culture where people, if there is something that someone would like to lift, there are ways for them to do it. Anyone who has something that they would like to lift, there are ways for them to do it. must do so directly. "
Amid reports of appalling staff morale and the toxic work environment in the Vice President's office, Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff launched a message -Independence Day BBQ at the Naval Observatory.
The pair appeared on photos published on social networks with about 60 employees of the White House, intowered in blue - white checkered tablecloths, food, and glasses of what appeared to be wine.
Thomas Barrabi, Brandon Gillespie and Caitlin McFall of Fox News contributed reporting.