Vice President Harris reacted to a number of polls showing Donald Trump was ahead of President Biden in hypothetical election match-ups, as well as in battleground states during an interview with CNN and said that they were going to have to earn their re-election.
"We’re going to have to earn our re-elect, there’s no doubt about it," she said to CNN in a phone interview Sunday, replying to a question about the recent surveys.
Multiple recent polls have shown Biden trailing Trump in hypothetical 2024 match-ups, including a new NBC News poll that showed Trump with a slight advantage, although within the margin of error.
"It is absolutely right in a democracy with free and fair elections that the candidates, the people who want to continue in leadership have to make their case, and have to make it effectively," Harris told CNN. "And that means communicating in such a way that the message is received about the accomplishments and what we care about.