Washington — With early voting underway in key states, Democratic Nationwide Committee Chairman Tom Perez stated the variety of Democratic voters who’ve already turned out to solid their ballots is indicative of the passion for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his working mate, Kamala Harris.
In an interview with “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Perez stated Democrats have “overwhelmingly” turned of their ballots already, together with 350,000 voters who had not solid ballots within the final two elections.
“It is not simply people who find themselves voting for comfort, it is individuals who have not turned out,” he stated. “And that reveals the passion for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.”
Perez stated he cautions individuals to by no means “get on the poll-er coaster,” however stated Biden and Harris are gaining floor in new states.
“Now we have much more work to do, however we’re increasing the battlegrounds,” he stated. “We’re competing in locations like Arizona, Texas, Ohio, Iowa, Georgia and elsewhere, and that is as a result of now we have a candidate who I feel is simply uniquely certified to convey individuals collectively.”
A CBS News Battleground Tracker poll launched Sunday reveals Biden main President Trump amongst possible voters in Wisconsin and with an edge in Arizona. One other Battleground Tracker poll launched final week discovered the 2 candidates tied in Iowa, whereas Biden was forward of Mr. Trump in Michigan and Nevada.
Perez stated that because the presidential race enters its final weeks, Mr. Trump is “fanning the flames of division.”
“He would not have a plan for the coronavirus. He would not have a plan for the financial system. He is divisive,” he stated. “Joe Biden is bringing us collectively.”
Whereas Perez stated enthusiasm for Biden and Harris is rising, Reince Priebus, a CBS Information political analyst and former head of the Republican Nationwide Committee, stated the race is “going to come back all the way down to the wire.”
“I hope and count on the president to win,” Priebus, who served as Mr. Trump’s first chief of workers, stated on “Face the Nation.”
Priebus stated he’s not involved Mr. Trump might lose reelection and stated voters can count on the president to place the main target again on the financial system.
Mr. Trump and Biden are set to satisfy Thursday in Nashville for the following and final. The second debate, which was scheduled to happen final week, was canceled after the 2 campaigns wrangled over security precautions following the president’s prognosis with COVID-19. The president and former vp as a substitute participated in hosted by totally different networks.
Previewing the upcoming debate, Priebus stated it is essential for Mr. Trump to indicate he’s “likable” and “enjoyable.”
“Let Joe Biden communicate, and let Joe Biden defend the Obama financial system,” he stated. “Let him defend why ISIS was working wild and burning individuals in cages. Let Joe Biden defend why he was the one man that did not wish to go ahead with the Osama bin Laden raid. Let him defend the Iran deal.”