Cuomo then asked Biden if a Democratic candidate could win the 2020 election without a woman on the ticket. "Mainstream Democrats who are very progressive on social issues, and very strong on education, health care".
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (2nd R), Democrat of NY, speaks alongside US Senator Bernie Sanders (2nd L), Independent of Vermont, and Representative Ilhan Omar (L), Democrat of Minnesota, during a press conference to introduce college affordability legislation outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., June 24, 2019. After winning the general election easily in a reliably Democratic district, Ocasio-Cortez has swept into Congress and pushed a litany of progressive policies, all while garnering considerable media attention.
The total places Harris fourth behind Democrats who have released their fundraising totals: South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million; former Vice President Joe Biden raked in $21.5 million, and US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont raised $18 million over the same period.
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The campaign added that more than $7 million was raised online and that the average contribution during the second quarter was $39, with an average of $24 for online donations. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Biden said he was in favor of voluntary busing but opposed federally mandated busing.
Biden faulted Trump on policy throughout the interview, including his handling of China - "while he's tweeting, China's going to own the 5G market"- and North Korea.
Trump in June called Biden "mentally weak" after Biden's planned speech in Iowa leaked to CNN showing the former vice president was going to criticize Trump on a number of issues. Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, runs to the left of Biden, who made no apologies on Friday for a centrist platform. The former vice president argued that most Democratic voters are "center-left" not "way left". We have to take it seriously.
After two failed runs for the presidency, in 1988 and 2008, and eight years as vice president under Barack Obama, Biden has plenty of history in Iowa, if not success. "I think people should have to get in line, but if people are coming because they're actually seeking asylum, they should have a chance to make their case".
Speaking with Chris Cuomo on CNN, the former vice president threw shade at Ocasio-Cortez - arguing that her support of Medicare for all and other progressive stances can not win closely-contested elections in battleground states.