“Joe was chairman of the Judiciary [Committee] when he came to this place. I’ve watched him as vice president, I’ve seen him operate, I’ve seen him perform,” Feinstein said. “He brings a level of experience and seniority which I think is really important.”
Biden has not yet formally thrown his hat into the ring, while Harris has been laying the foundation for a presidential run since taking office two years ago. More than half a dozen Senate Democrats are considering running for president in 2020.