Kamala Harris unknowingly claps to song in Spanish protesting her during Puerto Rico visit

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Veep Kamala Harris was cluelessly clapping along and all smiles as a man began singing in Spanish outside a community center in Puerto Rico last week — until she was told what he was actually saying.

The vice president, 59, had ventured into a courtyard after her visit to the Goyoco community center in San Juan when the protester broke into song in Spanish.

Trying to be friendly, the unwitting Harris nodded and clapped along — but then an aide appeared to inform her about what the lyrics meant, and suddenly she stopped.

Kamala Harris unknowingly claps to song in Spanish protesting her during Puerto Rico visit
Kamala Harris was clueless as she clapped along to the protest song.

“We want to know, Kamala, what did you come here for? We want to know,” the man sang, according to multiple translations. “The vice president is here making history. We want to know what she thinks of the colony.

“Long live Free Palestine and Haiti, too.”

Officially joining the vice president at the time were Mariana Reyes, executive director at La Goyco, and Frankie Miranda, Hispanic Federation president.

Harris had trekked to Puerto Rico to tout ongoing federal aid to the territory in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest against the visit of Harris. AP
A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest against the visit of Harris. AP
People protest outside the facility where Harris visited in San Juan. AP
People protest outside the facility where Harris visited in San Juan. AP

“So far, our administration has invested over $140 billion in Puerto Rico,” Harris proclaimed.

Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico in 2017 and killed just under an estimated 3,000 people.

Harris’ visit came during a renewed Democratic campaign blitz targeting Latino voters, given the upcoming November US elections, although technically, Puerto Ricans don’t enjoy Electoral College votes for the presidency.

People take photos of a US flag that was set fire during a protest against the visit of Harris in San Juan on Friday.
People take photos of a US flag that was set fire during a protest against the visit of Harris in San Juan on Friday.
Harris has upped her public itinerary during the election season.
Harris has upped her public itinerary during the election season.

During her visit, Harris’s motorcade was greeted by protesters, including one with a sign that stated, “Kamala Harris war criminal,” in a demonstration against the Biden administration’s support of Israel.

The war has been a constant theme for President Biden and Harris throughout their trips across the US since the Mideast conflict erupted with the Hamas terror attack against Israel on Oct. 7.

Harris has ramped up her efforts on the campaign trail, visiting colleges across the country and championing reproductive freedom over recent months.

“We are going to win,” Harris declared later in the day at a campaign reception.