Harris left Friday afternoon from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland and flew to Palm Springs, a resort town 107 miles east of The Angels, Reported by the Washington Times.
The vice president is scheduled to return to Washington on Saturday, the White House said in a statement, according to the newspaper.
Harris and wife Douglas Emhoff own the home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles but the White House said Harris will be spending time in Palm Springs at an unspecified location, according to the Times.
Reporters were not allowed to watch Harris leave Maryland, the Times reported.
No public events are on Harris ’schedule for his time in California and no local Democrats in California have reported any plans to meet with Harris, according to the newspaper.
Harris ‘plane landed at Palm Springs International Airport just after 7 p.m. on Friday PT, Palm Springs’ The Desert Sun newspaper reported. A heavy law enforcement presence is in place, reported by the paper.
Palm Springs mayor Christy Gilbert Holstege tweeted a welcome to Harris on Friday but the message did not offer hints about the purpose of the vice president’s visit.
Since March, when he was assigned to manage the Biden administration’s response to the U.S. -Mexico border crisis, Harris has faced strong criticism from Republicans for not visiting the border region – save for a short trip to El Paso, Texas, in June.
But at the same time Harris made many trips to his state of California, including a series of weekends between late June and early July.
Earlier this month, Harris campaigned for California Governor Gavin Newsom in San Leandro, near San Francisco, as Newsom faces an election to recall the latter that he survived to remain in position.
Friday’s fast-paced West show comes as Democrats in Congress try to advance President Biden’s economic agenda, in the form of a $ 1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and a proposed $ 3.5 trillion called “adjustment” bills of other spending measures.
Harris may be needed on Capitol Hill if the Senate can’t get a vote, but lawmakers went another day Friday with no action on the proposals.