FARMVILLE, Va. (CBSNewYork) — We had our first fact-check of the night ten minutes into the vice presidential debate as Republican Mike Pence called the university where the debate is being held the wrong name.
The Indiana governor thanked Norwood University for their hospitality. However, the debate is being held at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.
“Thank you to Norwood University for their wonderful hospitality and the Commission on Presidential Debates. It’s deeply humbling for me to be here,” Pence said.
Twitter pounced on the miscue.
This is the only vice presidential debate during the election year. The next presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump takes place Sunday night.