Chris Wallace: 'Well-crafted' Pence speech 'took apart Joe Biden's record'

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Wallace also lauded the production values of Pence's speech, which was delivered from Fort McHenry in Baltimore.

"If they put this much thought and this much stagecraft into the acceptance speech by the vice president, I can't even imagine what tomorrow is going to be like when Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech on the South Lawn of the White House," Wallace said, referring to President TrumpDonald John TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year DOJ appeals ruling preventing it from replacing Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit MORE's speech Thursday night.


"[Pence offered] as strong a case as you can imagine for the Trump record," he continued. "I think he took some liberties in the way he described the president's response to the coronavirus, but that happens in political speeches."

Wallace also noted that Trump and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - COVID-19 fears surround Thanksgiving holiday The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump holds his last turkey pardon ceremony MORE appeared on stage with Pence after the speech without speaking to those in attendance.

"How often have you seen Donald Trump at a big public event where he doesn't say a word?" Wallace asked.

"Actually, I applaud him," he continued. "This is Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceTrump pardons Michael Flynn O'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there' A way out of Trump's continuing crisis: a President Pence MORE's night and he's not one-upping him. He's paying tribute to him. Mike Pence has been a good, loyal soldier. He did a really good job tonight, and tomorrow it's Donald Trump's turn."

Trump will accept the GOP's presidential nomination during a speech from the White House South Lawn that is expected to begin at 10 p.m. on Thursday.