Pence Spokeswoman Mocks Safety Changes To VP Debate Despite WH Outbreak
In light of President Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis following last week’s presidential debate, the Commission on Presidential Debates has approved plans for a plexiglass barrier between candidates at the upcoming vice presidential debate.
- “Plexiglass is expected to be used as a barrier between Vice President Mike Pence and California Sen. Kamala Harris, as well as between the two candidates and moderator Susan Page,” Politico reports.
- The Cleveland Clinic, which is helping with health protocols for the debates amid the pandemic, supports the move, but a Pence spokesperson mocked the barriers — despite a spate of recent infections at the White House.
- Katie Miller, the wife of White House adviser Stephen Miller, said of the move: “If Sen. Harris wants to use a fortress around herself, have at it.”