There Was a Massive Difference Between How Mike Pence and Kamala Harris Addressed Healthcare During Debate | 22 Words

During last night's Vice Presidential debate, Senator Kamala Harris took on current Vice President Mike Pence. And there was one detail many found particularly interesting...

Last night, Democratic challenger, Kamala Harris, and Trump’s Vice-president, Mike Pence, went head-to-head in the year's first and only vice presidential debate.

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Following the explosive debut presidential debate nearly 2 weeks ago, it was now time for the vice nominees to have their say.

The pair debated with a Plexiglass shield between them...

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A health and safety precaution requested by the Biden-Harris campaign, the Associated Press reported.

However, concerns regarding the distance between the podiums are still rife.

Many are worried about Pence's exposure to the virus, considering the President was infected just a few days ago.

Many even believe that, thanks to the virus, the whole debate should be virtual...

As should all future debates planned for this year.

Anyway, Susan Page, the Washington bureau chief of USA Today, is moderating the debate...

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Which is dominated heavily by the coronavirus crisis, the very thing that hospitalized the President just days ago.

But, firstly...

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Let's meet our candidates, and get an insight into what we can expect from them.

Standing for the Republicans, we have the current vice president, Mike Pence.

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Pence, a socially conservative Christian from the midwest, has been rehearsing for the debate with Pam Bondi, the former attorney general of Florida, playing the role of the Democratic candidate, the Axios website reported.

It is believed that Pence has a swift plan of attack...

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And some of his preparation has involved developing ways to strike his female opponent "without opening himself up to criticism that he is acting in a disrespectful or sexist way," according to NBC News.

And, for the Democrats, we have Kamala Harris.

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Harris, a former criminal prosecutor and progressive Californian, is widely considered to be a formidable debater.

Harris won rave reviews for her performance in an early Democratic debate when she criticized Biden for his record on race...

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So people were expecting a real show.

Axios reported that Harris is similarly planning to go in on the attack...

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And it is anticipated that she will be rebuking both Trump and Pence over their response to coronavirus, healthcare, and beyond.

The California senator had apparently “planned a handful of anti-Trump zingers"...

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But, given the President’s ill-health, she will tone it down.

Much like the debut presidential debate on September 30th, opinions were seriously divided in the run-up to the debate.

On one hand, there was an overwhelming wave of support for Pence.

But, on the other hand, many were keen to witness Harris' direct and "sweat-inducing" approach to Pence.

But there was one aspect of the debate many found particularly interesting.

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The differing Republican and Democratic stances on public healthcare...

Harris praised the Affordable Care Act, which has provided millions of Americans with help.

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"On the other hand, Donald Trump is in court trying to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, which means that you will lose protections if you have preexisting conditions," she pointed out.

Harris then dropped a bombshell.

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"If you have a preexisting condition, heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, they're coming for you."

"If you love someone with a preexisting condition, they're coming for you."

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"If you're under the age of 26 on your parents' coverage, they're coming for you."

Watch the epic moment here.

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