Kamala Harris accuses Mike Pence of COVID 'cover-up' in debate - News Today
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris accused Vice President Mike Pence of a COVID 'cover-up' in the opening minutes of Wednesday night's vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City, Utah.'Here's the thing, on January 28th, the vice president and the president were informed about the nature of this pandemic,' Harris said. 'They knew and they covered it up. The president said it was a hoax.'Pence slapped back and said the plans the Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Harris were touting to deal with the coronavirus looked a lot like what the White House coronavirus taskforce was already doing.'It looks a little bit like plagiarism, which is a little something Joe Biden knows a little bit about,' Pence said.He also shamed Harris for fueling anti-vax sentiment, calling it 'unconscionable.'She had told the small, socially distant audience that, 'If Dr. Fauci, if doctors tell us to take it I will be the first in line to take it, absolutely. But if Donald Trump tells us to take it, I'm not taking it.'Pence accused her of continuing to 'undermine public confidence in a vaccine.''Senator, I just ask you, stop playing politics with people's lives,' Pence said. THE BEST LINES FROM THE VP HEAD-TO-HEAD Kamala Harris on the coronavirusThey knew and they covered it up. The president said it was a hoax. This administration has forfeited their right to reelection based on thisMike Pence on Democrats' COVID planIt looks a little bit like plagiarism which is a little something Joe Biden knows a little bit aboutHarris on the COVID response I want to ask you: how calm were you when you were hunting for toilet paper? How calm were you when your children couldn't see your parents because you were afraid they could kill them?Pence on why no-one wore masks at Rose Garden super-spreader The difference here is President Trump and I trust the American people to make choices in the best interest of their healthHarris on Trump's taxes We now know because of great investigative journalism that Donald Trump paid $750 in taxes. When I first heard about it, I literally said, you mean $750,000? And it was like no, $750 Pence on economic plans America, you just heard Senator Harris tell you, on day one, Joe Biden is going to raise your taxesHarris on Trump fighting to end ObamacareIf you have a pre-existing condition, heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, they are coming for you. If you love someone who has a pre-existing condition, they are coming for you.