VP debate live: Kamala Harris slams Mike Pence over coronavirus response and healthcareOctober 8, 2020
- Pre-existing conditions are brought up as a sticking point
- Harris: ‘Americans have witnessed the greatest failure of any president’
- The coronavirus pandemic has already affected the staging and format
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The fly on Mike Pence’s head seems to be the breakout star of this debate.
Both vice presidential questions, meanwhile, swatted away direct questions – pivoting to topics they wanted to discuss rather than what was actually asked. The 90 minutes flew by, as the candidates buzzed over the moderator’s pleas to stick to time limits.
The debate has now ended, with the final question coming from an eighth grader on what can be done to bring people together.
Mike Pence and Kamala Harris answered hopefully about what can be done. But with just over a week to go until the next presidential debate with Donald Trump and Joe Biden, it seems likely that the problem will only be laid bare once again.