NewsElections Donald Trump live-tweets vice presidential debate between Mike Pence, Tim Kaine By Jamie Reysen Updated October 4, 2016 10:38 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email If you thought Donald Trump wouldn't be partaking in the vice presidential debate, you thought wrong. The Republican presidential candidate wasn't on the debate stage at Longwood University in Virginia, but he weighed in on Twitter. Here's what he had to say -- and what he retweeted. Trump was quick to praise Pence Photo Credit: Getty Images ".@mike_pence is doing a great job - so far, no contest!" he tweeted shortly after the debate kicked off. Trump accuses Kaine of unemployment increase Photo Credit: Getty Images / Win McNamee ".@timkaine oversaw unemployment INCREASE by 179,249 while @mike_pence DECREASED unemployment in Indiana by 113,826. #BigLeagueTruth," Trump tweeted. He retweeted a ton -- including a Batman reference Photo Credit: Getty Images / Darren Hauck Trump retweeted a significant number of Twitter users, including one who wrote, "Kaine looks like an evil crook out of the Batman movies." Trump: Clinton sneers at average Americans Photo Credit: Getty Images / Win McNamee ".@HillaryClinton Sneers At Millions Of Average Americans," Trump tweeted, linking out to a news release on his website that slammed Clinton's "basket of deplorables" remark. Trump pledges to defeat ISIS Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Paul J. Richards ".@mike_pence and I will defeat #ISIS," Trump tweeted, linking out to yet another news release. Trump tweets news release after news release on Clinton Photo Credit: Getty Images / Theo Stroomer Trump tweeted several news releases on Clinton, calling her weak on North Korea and accusing her of close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. He also tweeted that Clinton's use of a home email server put national security at risk. Trump declares Pence the winner Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jewel Samad "Mike Pence won big. We should all be proud of Mike!" Trump tweeted. By Jamie Reysen Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Trump's memorable, controversial quotesHis presidential run was filled with moments we may never forget. Eyebrow-raising Trump quotes from the debatesSome comments made us ask, "What did he say?" Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.