Posted on July 19, 2023
- Asher Notheis, Washington Examiner
- Jul 19, 2023 Updated 6 hrs ago
The White House has made an adjustment to the transcript of a speech Vice President Kamala Harris made on Friday after Harris made a statement seemingly promoting population reduction.
Harris’s comment was made during a speech about climate change, during which she called for investment in clean energy and electric vehicles, along with the statement on reducing population. As of Saturday morning, the transcript for the speech has been updated to read as “pollution” instead of “population,” implying that Harris meant to say the former.
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“When we invest in clean energy and electric vehicles and reduce
Harris’s speech was delivered at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland.
The apparent slip up by Harris received pushback on social media, including criticism from Twitter owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk
“Reducing population is [nuts]. We need to increase population,” Musk tweeted.
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Earlier in the week, Harris was also criticized over an attempt to explain Artificial Intelligence during a meeting with labor union and civil rights leaders.
“I think the first part of this issue that should be articulated is AI is kind of a fancy thing,” Harris said during a roundtable in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday “First of all, it’s two letters. It means artificial intelligence, but ultimately what it is, is it’s about machine learning.”
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