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Pence Team Agrees to Plexiglass Barrier at Debate With Harris

  • His staff said earlier that barriers were not necessary
  • Both Harris and Pence have tested negative for coronavirus
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Pence, Harris to Face Off in Vice President Debate

Vice President Mike Pence’s team has agreed to allow a plexiglass divider for his side of the stage during Wednesday night’s vice-presidential debate with Kamala Harris, according to two people familiar with the matter.

The team asked why a shield was needed if the two candidates would be 12 feet apart, according to the people, who added late Tuesday night that they had yet to receive a response. They said, however, that they would comply with the rules in order for the debate to proceed as scheduled.