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Pence and Harris Face-Off in, Vice Presidential Debate.

Pence and Harris Face-Off in, Vice Presidential Debate. The single debate between the vice presidential candidates took place in Salt Lake City. It was moderated by Susan Page of ‘USA Today.’. The candidates were socially distanced and separated by plexiglass protectants. The tone of this debate was wildly different from the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden. The issues addressed by the candidates in the first few segments included the health of the presidential candidates. taxes, the economy, climate change and health care. The candidates sparred specifically over Trump’s tax cuts. Pence hammered the point that repealing the cut will lead to a raise in taxes. Harris affirmed that Biden would not raise taxes for those who make less than $400,000 a year. Pence asked Harris directly about whether or not the Biden / Harris administration would pack the Supreme Court if they were elected to the White House. Harris responded that the Trump administration has packed the federal appeals court system with “ideological” judges, not one of whom is black. When Pence was asked whether he thought justice was done in the case of Breona Taylor, he responded, “I trust our justice system.”. When asked about accepting the outcome of the 2020 election, Harris appealed to the American people to “please vote.”. Pence was pressed about what he would do to ensure the peaceful transfer of power in the event of a Biden election. He stated he believed his ticket would win

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