Pence Spokeswoman Mocks Safety Changes To VP Debate Despite WH Outbreak

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“If Sen. Harris wants to use a fortress around herself, have at it.” — Katie Miller, spokesperson for Mike Pence

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.”

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