Harris says she has 'not yet' spoken to Pence

Harris says she has 'not yet' spoken to Pence
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Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisCollins: Biden's .9T coronavirus package won't get any Senate GOP votes House panel advances Biden's .9T COVID-19 aid bill Biden's immigration bill could wreck his majority, but Democrats have opportunity to do the right thing MORE told reporters on Wednesday that she had "not yet" spoken with Vice President Pence since she and President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenHoyer: House will vote on COVID-19 relief bill Friday Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Powell pushes back on GOP inflation fears MORE were projected to win the race for the White House earlier this month.

Asked on Wednesday whether she had spoken to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell backs Garland for attorney general Trump to attend private RNC donor retreat The Patriot Party already exists — it's the Democrats MORE (R-Ky.), Harris told reporters that she “can’t speak directly to that,” she said according to a pool report.

“I will tell you that it has been the priority for the president-elect and me from the beginning that we intend to and will work across the aisle to deal with these most intractable issues that are affecting people regardless of who they voted for in the election,” Harris said.


As vice president, Harris will become the president of the Senate and cast deciding votes should the upper chamber be tied.

Harris spoke to reporters after a visit on Wednesday to DC Central Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that feeds people in need.

The General Services Administration informed Biden and his team on Monday that the Trump administration was ready to officially begin the transition process.

Biden said Wednesday that President Trump has not yet personally reached out to him since the election, although their chiefs of staff have spoken.

Trump has not yet conceded the presidential election. Biden is currently leading the president with 306 electoral votes compared to Trump’s 232 electoral votes, according to The Associated Press.