Biden adviser: 'We are not concerned, because we are being safe'

Biden adviser: 'We are not concerned, because we are being safe'
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An adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenLawsuit alleges 200K Georgia voters were wrongly purged from registration list GOP lawmaker blasts incoming freshman over allegations of presidential voter fraud Haaland has competition to be first Native American to lead Interior  MORE said the campaign is not concerned about continuing events after President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal watchdog accuses VOA parent company of wrongdoing under Trump appointee Lawsuit alleges 200K Georgia voters were wrongly purged from registration list Ivanka Trump gives deposition in lawsuit alleging misuse of inauguration funds MORE tested positive for COVID-19 because it has been following public health guidelines.

“What I want to communicate is we are not concerned because we are being safe,” Symone SandersSymone SandersBlack leaders express concerns about representation in Biden administration Harris selects Tina Flournoy as chief of staff: report Biden takes steps toward creating diverse Cabinet MORE said on CNN’s “State of the Union" on Sunday.

Host Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Capital One — Pressure builds as UK approves COVID-19 vaccine Biden, Harris to sit with CNN's Tapper in first post-election joint interview Jake Tapper jokes he's retained Giuliani to look into fraud in 'Sexiest Man' election MORE pressed Sanders on the campaign’s actions, asking if Biden is being tested daily for the coronavirus after he was on stage with Trump at last week’s debate. 


Sanders said Biden is being tested “regularly,” adding that he is tested before each time he travels. 

She also said that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Biden was not exposed to the virus because he was more than 6 feet away from Trump at all times.

“On the debate stage President Trump mocked Vice president Biden for his wearing of a mask. Many folks have mocked our events, our 6 feet circles, our little white circles on the ground, those are there to keep folks safe,” Sanders said. 

Tapper asked Sanders if the campaign has a contingency plan in case Biden were to test positive. 

Sanders said she won’t discuss the campaign’s “inner workings of health plans,” but added that the campaign will continue to adhere to CDC guidelines and listen to public health experts.

Just weeks ahead of Election Day, the Trump campaign postponed some events and plans to go virtual with others. Vice President Pence will take over for Trump at some rallies. 

Trump is trailing Biden in many recent polls. Biden has a 14-point lead over Trump in a post debate NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday.