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Scott Walker helping to prep Pence for debate against Harris: report

Scott Walker helping to prep Pence for debate against Harris: report
© Greg Nash

Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is reportedly helping Vice President Pence prepare for his debate next month with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisA call to action for strategic space competition with China Old-guard Democrats must end the filibuster and symbolic progress Biden job approval at 43 percent in Iowa: poll MORE (Calif.), the Democratic vice presidential nominee.

The Washington Post reported Thursday that two people familiar with Pence's debate prep had revealed Walker's assistance. The Trump campaign did not immediately return a request for confirmation.

Walker and Pence both served as GOP governors during Pence's time in Indiana, and the two also worked together during Pence and President TrumpDonald TrumpGuardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa wins GOP primary in NYC mayor's race Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump Schumer vows next steps after 'ridiculous,' 'awful' GOP election bill filibuster MORE's 2016 run for the White House.

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“All I can say is that I worked with him four years ago and was happy to help,” Walker told the Post. “That’s it.”

Harris became known during the early months of the 2020 Democratic primary for her fiery debate style, particularly challenging former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBaltimore police chief calls for more 'boots on the ground' to handle crime wave Biden to deliver remarks at Sen. John Warner's funeral Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump MORE over his record on school busing in one memorable exchange.

Pence and Harris are scheduled to debate once, on Oct. 7, at the University of Utah. USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page will moderate.

Biden, now the Democratic presidential nominee, and Trump are set to debate three times, with the first coming Sept. 29 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.