Biden fundraises off of fly on Pence's head

Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenDefense lawyers for alleged Capitol rioters to get tours of U.S. Capitol Sasse to introduce legislation giving new hires signing bonuses after negative jobs report Three questions about Biden's conservation goals MORE wasted no time before fundraising off of the viral moment in Wednesday’s vice presidential debate when a fly landed on Vice President Pence's head.

“Pitch in $5 to help this campaign fly,” the former vice president tweeted, including a link to his campaign's donation page and picture of himself holding a fly-swatter.


The insect landing on the vice president was the subject of numerous tweets and memes after its appearance late in the Wednesday debate between Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden to record video message for 'Vax Live' concert Harris says Mexico, US can work together to improve quality of life in Northern Triangle Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says 'it is time to pass the baton on to someone else' MORE, with a Twitter account purporting to be the fly created within minutes.

In a separate tweet, the Democratic presidential candidate tweeted a link to “FlyWillVote.com.” The URL redirects to iwillvote.com, which helps voters check their voter registration status and their voting options in their state.