A senior adviser to Joe Bidens campaign wouldnt say whether Biden would take the CCP virus vaccine.
“Will Joe Biden get the vaccine if its available?” Fox News anchor Bret Baier asked Symone Sanders on “Fox News Sunday.”
“Well, look, Bret, again, as I just noted, first and foremost—I think folks have asked, weve had conversations about testing, right? And as folks know now, Vice President Biden and Senator Harris are being regularly tested, as are our campaign staff,” she answered.
“But, first and foremost, at the top of the mind—a top-of-mind for Vice President Biden is, are the American people getting what their—what they need? You know, the White House has testing, Bret. You know, folks are tested very regularly coming in and out of the White House, anyone whos around the president.
“But that testing, that level of testing is not available to folks across the country. So, if a vaccine were to become available, again, its about will working families benefit, will they be able to receive the vaccine?”
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Bidens running mate, suggested during an appearance on CNNs “State of the Union” that she wouldnt take a vaccine approved by the Trump administration.
“I think thats going to be an issue for all of us. I will say that I would not trust Donald Trump,” she said, adding later, “I will not take his word for it.”
Sanders was pressed on whether the Biden campaign was saying a vaccine shouldnt be trusted if its approved before the presidential election.
“The question really is, is how can Americans and folks across the country trust the president to be able to effectively and equitably distribute a vaccine when hes had issues getting personal protective equipment to front-line workers all across this country?” Sanders responded.
“So we all want a vaccine, Bret. We all want—but we wanted to be safe and we want to get folks across the country, in every community that needs it,” she added.
Tim Murtaugh, director of communications for President Donald Trumps campaign, said in a social media statement that Harris was actingRead More From Source