During Tuesday’s debate between Indiana governor Mike Pence and Virginia senator Tim Kaine, the two vice-presidential candidates duelled over economic and personal finance issues ranging from Social Security to Donald Trump’s taxes.
In front of an audience at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., each candidate pitched his side’s position on addressing the national debt, helping the economy, and tweaking the tax system.
Pence, the running mate of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, told Kaine, “This economy is struggling. The answer to this economy is not more taxes.”
Kaine, who’s running on a ticket with fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton, took shots at Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns, as all other presidential candidates have done over the past four decades. “Governor Pence had to give Donald Trump his tax returns to show he was qualified to be vice president,” Kaine said. “Donald Trump must give the American public his tax returns to show that he’s qualified to be president.”