WASHINGTON — The Latest on Mike Pence in the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is meeting with Gov. Scott Walker for debate preparation in Wisconsin.
Pence spokesman Marc Lotter says the Indiana governor was to meet with Walker on Tuesday, one week before Pence squares off against Democrat Tim Kaine in their only debate. Walker is standing in for Kaine in Pence’s debate preparation. They have previously held similar mock debate sessions.
Pence is also attending a fundraiser in Madison. He has no official public events in Wisconsin on Tuesday. He had previously announced an evening rally in the conservative city of Waukesha, but it was canceled because Donald Trump is going to be there Wednesday night.
The two vice presidential candidates unsurprisingly saw their running mates as debate winners.
Democrat Tim Kaine says Donald Trump “looked like he was running out of gas” and Republican Mike Pence accusing Hillary Clinton of launching “an avalanche of insults” at Trump.
They appeared on morning news shows Tuesday after the first debate between Trump and Clinton.
On NBC’s “Today” show, Kaine, said he thought Trump offered few specifics on policies, adding, “I don’t think he was prepared.”
Pence countered that Trump was “focused on the issues that the American people care about.” Pence also said he thought Trump came off as an agent for change while Clinton epitomized the Washington “status quo.”
Kaine and Pence will appear together in a debate Oct. 4 at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.