The Republican Party’s website accidentally declared Mike Pence the winner of Tuesday’s night’s vice presidential debate — b
efore it even started.
“The consensus was clear after the dust settled, Mike Pence was the clear winner of the debate,” the GOP noted on its website.
The now-deleted post highlighted Pence’s top moments from the debate — declaring Donald Trump’s running-mate would secure his victory against Democratic rival, Tim Kaine by touching on economy and bashing Hillary Clinton’s scandals.
The GOP also prematurely lauded Pence for making “the most of his opportunity” to combat Tim Kaine, thus making Trump a winner by extension.
“His running mate perfectly shared Trump’s vision to make America great again and that message is resonating with Americans all across the country,” the GOP wrote.
Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate comes more than a week after the first presidential debate, which has stirred a disastrous whirlwind for Trump and boosted Hillary Clinton’s momentum.
The GOP deleted the post, but here’s a screenshot of its announcement:
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