US Presidential Election 2020 live Updates: Mike Pence,Kamala Harris to clash in VP debate amid White House virus outbreak

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Plexiglass shields separating vice-president Mike Pence and challenger Kamala Harris during their only debate on Wednesday night (Thursday morning 630 a.m IST serves as a reminder that the coronavirus pandemic has returned front and centre in the US Presidential election. The buffer zone of 12 feet and three inches, agreed upon after testy negotiations, is also an apt metaphor for the partisan politics, chasm, nitpicking, suspicion that had befallen America over its approach to the pandemic after it struck the White House, infecting the President and 15 people in his inner circle.

US Presidential Election 2020 live Updates: Mike Pence,Kamala Harris to clash in VP debate amid White House virus outbreak