Chris Wallace: Trump struggling with attacks on 'shape-shifter' Harris

Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceTrump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Will Chis Wallace's debate topics favor Biden over Trump? House to vote on resolution affirming peaceful transition of power MORE of Fox News said Thursday that policy shifts by Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisPelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act What Kamala Harris' VP nomination means to us Harris slams Trump's Supreme Court pick as an attempt to 'destroy the Affordable Care Act' MORE (D-Calif.) over the years are making it hard for President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act MORE and his allies to focus their attacks on former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Joe Biden should enact critical government reforms if he wins MORE's running mate.

Harris has "moved to the left as a senator in Washington," Wallace said in an interview with "The Brian Kilmeade Show" on Fox News Radio.

"Having said that, I think when you talk about people on the far left of the Democratic Party like Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOvernight Defense: Appeals court revives House lawsuit against military funding for border wall | Dems push for limits on transferring military gear to police | Lawmakers ask for IG probe into Pentagon's use of COVID-19 funds On The Money: Half of states deplete funds for Trump's 0 unemployment expansion | EU appealing ruling in Apple tax case | House Democrats include more aid for airlines in coronavirus package Warren, Khanna request IG investigation into Pentagon's use of coronavirus funds MORE, some of the others, I actually still don’t think that I would put her in that group, and it’s one of the reasons that I think that the Trump campaign and President Trump himself have had some trouble in figuring out how to go after her,” said the host of "Fox News Sunday."

“Because if anything, I think it’s kind of legitimate to say that she is a shape-shifter. She does evolve," Wallace added.

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He went on to characterize Harris as "pretty moderate" from her time as California attorney general.

"She was seen as being too tough in prosecuting drug cases. She was seen as being too soft in going after policemen who were involved in shootings. She opposed a special prosecutor to investigate police and shootings, so she was pretty moderate then,” Wallace said.

His remarks come two days after Biden named her as his running mate. The president, his campaign and allies have since sought to label Harris as a "radical" from the far-left, despite her more centrist positions compared to other former presidential candidates like Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Sanders tells Maher 'there will be a number of plans' to remove Trump if he loses Sirota reacts to report of harassment, doxing by Harris supporters MORE (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)

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A Morning Consult poll released Thursday found that voters don't see Harris as far to the left as progressives like Sanders and Warren. The same survey showed that Trump and Vice President Pence are closer to "very conservative" than Biden and Harris are to "very liberal."