'I do believe there will be foreign interface in the 2020 election and Russian Federation will be on the front of line'.
Speaking to CNN in an interview that will air on Sunday, the Democratic vice president candidate said she believes it would be an "issue for all of us" if a vaccine actually becomes available in the next couple of months.
'We have to be a realist.
"No one is pressuring the FDA to do anything", she said Thursday.More news: Five observations from the Clippers' Game 1 win over the Nuggets
"We have classic voter suppression".
"There will be many obstacles that people are intentionally placing in front of Americans' ability to vote", Harris said.
"President Trump is simply wrong about that".
In an interview with CNN - excerpts of which were released on Saturday - the Democratic vice-presidential nominee warned of the potential for political interference by the U.S. president over the approval of a coronavirus vaccine in order to boost his re-election chances.More news: Deshaun Watson signing monster extension with Houston
When asked about the intelligence bulletin released by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday - which warns that Russian Federation is seeking "to undermine public trust in the electoral process" by spreading baseless claims that mail-in ballots will lead to voter fraud, echoing President Trump's and Attorney General Bill Barr's unfounded assertions on the matter - Harris told CNN that she doesn't doubt the possibility of Russian Federation interference costing Biden and her the election.
"I would not trust his word", Harris said.
At least 6.2 million people have been infected in the USA coronavirus outbreak, which has taken 187,833 lives, according to a Reuters tally. But Trump has a track record of flouting scientific advice and some experts are skeptical that vaccine trials, which have to study potential side effects on a wide range of people before they can deliver a verdict, can be completed by late this year or even early next year.
Harris suggested to CNN that Trump might seize on a vaccine - no matter how untested - to burnish his image.More news: 'Stars and Stripes' Edited Out of Pentagon's $700 Billion Budget
Responding to another question, Harris alleged that there are classic voter suppression at play in this election coming up, where, after the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act with Shelby v. Holder in 2013, dozens of states passed laws that were created to suppress the black vote, to suppress students from voting, to suppress indigenous people from voting, so much so that, in North Carolina, a court of appeals said the law was passed with surgical precision to get in the way of black voters from voting. "I would trust the word of public health experts and scientists, but not Donald Trump".