This is a rush transcript from “The Five,” July 1, 2021. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
DANA PERINO, FOX NEWS HOST: Hello, everyone. I’m Dana Perino along with Dagen McDowell, Harold Ford, Jr., Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld. It’s 5:00 in New York City. This is “The Five.”
Well, apparently working for Kamala Harris is no walk in the park, 22 current and former aides telling the “Politico” the VP oversees an abusive workplace where morale is low and concerns are ignored. The outlet painting this unflattering picture “People are thrown under the bus from the very top, there are short fuses and it’s an abusive environment, said another person with direct knowledge of how Harris’ office is run. 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 bleep.”
And although much of the criticism is aimed at the VP’s chief of staff, many of the sources are blaming Kamala Harris herself saying the toxicity all starts from the top. The alleged mistreatment is a big difference from President Biden’s promise to staffers.
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JOE BIDEN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I’m not joking when I say this. If you ever work with me and I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect, talk down to someone, I promise you I will fire you on the spot. On the spot. No ifs, ands or buts.
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PERINO: Harris’ chief spokesperson, Symone Sanders defended…