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Biden campaign manager says he's 'going to make good' on 'incredibly progressive' agenda

President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenEx-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' News leaders deal with the post-Trump era MORE's deputy campaign manager Kate BedingfieldKate BedingfieldPsaki signals she'll step down next year Fauci vs. Rogan: White House works to stomp out misinformation Joe Rogan clarifies vaccine comments: 'I'm not an anti-vax person' MORE said Sunday that the former vice president would follow through on his promises to implement what she characterized as a progressive policy agenda.

During an interview with NBC's Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddOvernight Health Care: US to donate 500 million Pfizer doses to other countries: reports | GOP's attacks on Fauci at center of pandemic message | Federal appeals court blocks Missouri abortion ban Fauci on Blackburn video: 'No idea what she is talking about' Fauci: Attacks on me are really also 'attacks on science' MORE on "Meet the Press," Bedingfield responded to comments from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHarris attends DC Pride rally Simmering Democratic tensions show signs of boiling over Out-of-touch Democrats running scared of progressives MORE (D-N.Y.), who told The New York Times in a wide-ranging interview that many activist communities who support Democratic candidates often feel left behind when politicians don't come through and fulfill their promises.

"I think that Vice President Biden campaigned on an incredibly progressive and aggressive agenda," Bedingfield said on Sunday before pointing to the campaign's plan to tackle climate change developed with advice from supporters of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSocially-distanced 'action figure' photo of G7 leaders goes viral Progressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema Overnight Energy: Biden seeks to reassert US climate leadership | President to 'repeal or replace' Trump decision removing protections for Tongass | Administration proposes its first offshore wind lease sale MORE's (I-Vt.) presidential bid, including the New York congresswoman.

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"He's going to make good on those commitments," she continued. "I mean we, you know, he spent time during this campaign bringing people together around this climate plan. He was able to get the endorsement of groups like the Sunrise Movement and the endorsement of labor for this plan."

"It's a big, aggressive plan," Bedingfield continued. "It's a perfect example of the kind of, you know, big effort that he is going to make to meet this moment and to meet these crises that we’re in."

The comments from Biden's deputy campaign manager are some of the first from the campaign on policy issues following the former vice president being declared the winner of the presidential election Saturday. President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' MORE and his allies have refused to concede and have vowed legal challenges.

Ocasio-Cortez co-chaired a task force alongside former Secretary of State John KerryJohn KerryIn Europe, Biden seeks to reassert U.S. climate leadership Climate progressives launch first action against Biden amid growing frustration What US policymakers can glean from Iceland's clean energy evolution MORE to provide the Biden campaign with recommendations for tackling climate change earlier this year; among other promises, Biden has vowed to rejoin the Paris climate agreement on the first day of his presidency.