The Commission on Presidential Debates announced this morning that the second debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will take virtually in separate locations because of the president Covid-19 infection:
The Commission on Presidential Debates announces the second debate between President Trump and Joe Biden will be virtual “in the form of a town meeting, in which the candidates would participate from separate remote locations.”
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 8, 2020
The President refuses to be part of it:
“I’m not gonna do a virtual debate,” Trump said on Fox Business just now.
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) October 8, 2020
A virtual format would benefit the elderly Dem, that’s for sure:
. @JoeBiden needs to use notes to answer questions. He wants a virtual debate so he can read answers written by staff.
— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) October 8, 2020
"I'm not going to waste my time on a virtual debate" — Trump, on with Maria Bartiromo, begins his first post-coronavirus interview by saying he's pulling out of the second debate. (He sounds a little hoarse.) pic.twitter.com/R43JSszfll
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) October 8, 2020