One more campaign set-piece in the books, and one step closer to election day. Overall, the winner was America because we somewhat saved face after the debacle last week. Mr Biden has not said whether he would support expanding the court if he became president. VP debate 2020: Pence and Harris clash on coronavirus pandemic.

#VPDebate #VoteForHer #TrumpPenceFailure. Send it to me, READ: High Stakes For First, Only, Pence - Harris Debate. During the 90-minute debate, the two candidates spoke about topics including Trump and Biden’s records, the Supreme Court, race and violence in America, the economy, the integrity of the election and the handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which the US President tested positive for last week.
Favorite line: #ImSpeaking #BidenHarris2020, Who just made that “I’m speaking” meme?? Stakes have never been this high for a vice presidential debate. "When I first heard about it, I literally said, 'You mean $750,000?' Launch dates for broadcast, cable and streaming programs, Up-to-date lists for broadcast, cable and streaming series, Pandemic-proof vs. pandemic-contingent broadcast lineups, Signup for Breaking News Alerts & Newsletters, Get our latest storiesin the feed of your favorite networks. Mr Pence said Mr Trump had ordered operations that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Their day-to-day responsibilities vary with each administration, but they typically serve as top advisers and some take on specific policy portfolios. As for 2020, well, besides all the attention that the black fly on Pence’s white hair attracted online, tonight was another wasted opportunity of talking points and over-talk in front of a nation that has seen more than 210,000 Americans die from the coronavirus, a hobbled economy and partisan chaos in Washington, D.C. Where does Donald Trump stand on key issues?

The moderator of the debate, USA Today journalist Susan Page also touched on various issues such as US-China relations, the inability of Trump and Biden to work due to their age, COVID-19 vaccination, etc.

“They knew and they covered it up,” she added, citing admissions unveiled in Bob Woodward’s latest book Rage.

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Persuading an undecided voter. Mr Pence, 61, assailed Mr Biden's handling of the 2009 swine flu outbreak, and Ms Harris - the daughter of an Indian mother and a Jamaican father - spoke of her own biography. The president - who is himself recovering from the virus - returned to the White House on Monday evening after three nights in hospital, with his opinion poll numbers drooping.

The debate was notable for the questions that the candidates did not directly answer. This live blog has concluded. Mr Pence accused the Biden-Harris campaign of copying the White House's pandemic strategy, alluding to a blunder that ended Mr Biden's 1987 run for the presidency when he plagiarised a speech by then-British Labour leader Neil Kinnock. Mr Pence did not interrupt as much as the president last week, but when he did, Ms Harris interjected: "Mr Vice-President, I'm speaking, I'm speaking.". The only vice-presidential debate ended with more decorum to its merit that what viewers witnessed during the first presidential face-off between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.