Mike Pence flubs host university's name in VP debate opener

Oops: Mike Pence flubbed the name of the host university in his opening statement at Tuesday’s vice presidential debate, providing an easy first assignment for fact checkers nationwide.

“Thank you to Norwood University for their wonderful hospitality and the Commission on Presidential Debates,” Pence said. “It’s deeply humbling for me to be here.”

Except the debate took place at Longwood University in the Virginia town of Farmville. “Norwood University” does not appear to exist.



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