Sky News’ Kay Burley shames Joe Biden ally as she pinpoints huge flaw in debate with Trump
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.
The Sky News host noted Joe Biden had also failed to be accurate when going head to head against President Donald Trump during the first presidential debate in Cleveland. Kay Burley pointed out the former vice-president would need to ensure he remains precise when facing off his opponent. She said: “He wasn’t always accurate with his case as well.
How is Boris Johnson handling the coronavirus crisis? Vote in our poll
“When he was criticising the president he needs to be accurate and he wasn’t.
“He said that manufacturing had gone into a hole as a result of President Trump. Before of COVID, in fact, the President added nearly half a million jobs.”
Moe Vela, who worked in both the Clinton and Obama Administrations, however said Ms Burley’s facts were also not precise, saying: “Actually, CNN was fact-checking that this evening and I’m not sure that’s factually correct either.
“I’m not suggesting the vice-president was exactly right.”
JUST IN: Joe Biden mocked for ‘begging’ for bathroom break in 90 minute debate – ‘Is he up for it?’
Mr Vela proceeded to have a go at President Trump over his failure to condemn white supremacists and militias heightening tensions during the widespread anti-racism protests that have taken part across the US since May.
But Ms Burley cut him short: “You are here to talk to me about the guy who would be president.
“We saw that he was certainly tetchy, I’m putting to you that he wasn’t always accurate with his facts, your man.
“He also said that drug prices had increased. In fact, prescription drug prices have fallen under this president.”
READ MORE: US debate FURY: Trump locked in heated spat with host – ‘I’m debating him not you?!’
Mr Vela hit back: “I don’t know about the exact figures to be honest.
“But I will tell you, anecdotally, that drug prices I pay for my medications have not increased nor decreases.
“If you want to get into numbers, bring a number cruncher on. I’m here to talk about the fact that Joe Biden showed the United States, and the world, there’s hope again we will get our country back.
“That we will save our democracy, that we still believe in equality and inclusion and respect.”
Election debate: Who’s hosting the presidential debates? – EXPLAINER
Joe Biden benefits as Trump tax scandal SHATTERS image – ANALYSIS
Key part of Trump and Biden US Election TV debate CANCELLED by COVID – VIDEO
A CBS Poll conducted at the end of the Cleveland debate found 48 percent of respondents believed Joe Biden had won the debate.
President Trump came a close second, with 41 percent of respondents touting the President’s performance.
The margin of error for the the CBS News poll is between 3 to 4 percent, and 10 percent of respondents believed it was a tie between the two candidates.
Source: Read Full Article