Biden and Harris seen as more moderate than Trump and Pence: poll

American voters view the Democratic ticket of former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate Trump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' MORE and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisButtigieg stands in as Pence for Harris's debate practice First presidential debate to cover coronavirus, Supreme Court Harris joins women's voter mobilization event also featuring Pelosi, Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda MORE (D-Calif.) as more moderate than the GOP ticket of President TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate MORE and Vice President Pence, a new Morning Consult poll finds.

The poll was conducted Aug. 12, the day after Biden announced Harris as his running mate.

On Morning Consult's political ideological scale — 1 being "very liberal," 7 being "very conservative" and 4 being "moderate" — voters placed Harris just to the left of Biden. Voters did not place Harris as far to the left as they placed Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersButtigieg stands in as Pence for Harris's debate practice Bernie Sanders warns of 'nightmare scenario' if Trump refuses election results Harris joins women's voter mobilization event also featuring Pelosi, Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHarris joins women's voter mobilization event also featuring Pelosi, Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda Judd Gregg: The Kamala threat — the Californiaization of America GOP set to release controversial Biden report MORE (D-Mass.) in earlier iterations of the survey.

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Meanwhile, Trump and Pence are closer to "very conservative" than Biden and Harris are to "very liberal."

Trump and his campaign have come out swinging against Harris this week, labeling her as "phony." They have also sought to cast Harris as moving the Biden ticket to the left.

On Thursday, Trump attacked Harris on a number of fronts during an interview on Fox Business Network.

"Now you have a, sort of a mad woman, I call her, because she was so angry and such hatred with Justice [Brett] Kavanaugh," Trump told Maria BartiromoMaria Sara BartiromoBiden's team says he views election against Trump as 'Park Avenue vs. Scranton' Ex-NFL player running for House as Republican blasts Democrats as 'narcissists and sociopaths' Cruz says he wouldn't accept Supreme Court nomination MORE, referencing for a third consecutive day Harris's questioning of his Supreme Court nominee in 2018. "She was the angriest of the group, and they were all angry."

Before the interview, Trump tweeted, "The Fake News Media is giving [Harris] a free pass despite her Radical Left failures and very poor run in the Democrat Primary. There was nobody meaner or more condescending to Slow Joe, not even me, and yet she quickly evaporated down to almost zero in the polls. Bad!"

Despite Trump's offensive to paint Harris as a liberal, many progressives were less than pleased with Biden's decision, citing her prosecutorial record as California's attorney general.