SCOTUS Fight Takes Center Stage at Vice-presidential Debate

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Last night, Vice President Mike Pence and California Sen. Kamala Harris debated before the nation in Utah.

Both vice-presidential candidates were seated multiple feet apart. The debate itself consisted of nine segments, each one lasting for ten minutes. Pence and Harris were responsible for answering a series of questions as they pertained to race, healthcare, COVID-19, and more.

The ongoing battle over the Supreme Court is another matter that both candidates sparred over last night. Breitbart News documents the very telling and interesting showdown that took place on Wednesday night.

Pence vs. Harris on the Supreme Court

As to be expected, Pence and Harris took radically different positions on who should be responsible for filling the present vacancy within the SCOTUS.

The vice president argued that since Trump remains the commander-in-chief, he is the one who gets to choose a nominee. Harris, on the other hand, maintained that the late Justice Ginsberg’s seat should remain empty until a new president is elected into office.

She then went on to fabricate an entirely made-up quote which she attributed to former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

Pence then directly asked Harris whether or not she and Biden will move to pack the Supreme Court if they somehow managed to weasel their way into the White House. Harris, of course, refused to give a direct answer, not unlike she’s done before.

The California senator repeatedly redirected and went in circles to avoid giving a yes or no answer to whether or not she and Biden plan to pack the courts if they win the White House.

Changing the Rules of the Game

The vice-presidential debate is currently dominating national news and apparently impacting the future planned, presidential debates.

Just earlier this morning, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the October 15 debate between Trump and Biden will be virtual. Numerous Americans are questioning this, asking why the commission is against in-person debates, right after the showdown between Pence and Harris.

President Trump, on the other hand, maintains that he will not participate in a virtual debate. Trump and other members of the first family believe that a virtual debate will give Biden the opportunity to be coached and fed answers by his staff and handlers.

What did you think about the vice-presidential debate last night? Do you think Trump and Biden should debate virtually or in person? Let us know in the comments section below!