Second debate between Trump and Biden canceled over format disagreements

Germany is preparing for severe interest rate restrictions – a penalty for breaking the rules

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds an emergency meeting today on Wednesday with the prime ministers of the German states to discuss slowing down the...

Former French President François Hollande is questioning Turkey’s presence in NATO

"What are we looking for, France, Turkey, in the same military alliance", asked Emmanuel Macron's predecessor on France Info, stressing that Turkey is, by...

Democrats are excited to beat Donald Trump in conservative Georgia, a key state

Since 1992 they have never elected a Democratic president there. But Joe Biden is hoping to steal those votes from him.Neighbors and volunteers...

Pigs, hippies, Apple stocks and millions: Jerry Rubin, from the dock to the glory of Netflix

The film 'The Chicago 7 Trial' has brought a fascinating and multifaceted character back to the present: he went from activist to millionaire, proposed...

Balkan Mirror: Who Does Trump Wink, Who Does Biden Help?

As we approach next Tuesday, the date of the US presidential election, in our southern neighborhood, the Balkans, has also shifted to a higher...

The Presidential Debate Commission, the non-partisan body that organizes these face-to-face, canceled this Friday the meeting between the president of the United States, Donald Trump, and the Democratic candidate to the White House, Joe Biden, who was scheduled for October 15, due to disagreements regarding the format.

In a statement, the Commission recalled that it had decided to virtually celebrate the second face to face between Trump and Biden next Thursday in Miami (Florida), “to protect the health and safety of all those involved,” but the president refused to participate in that format.

Trump is taking care of himself

The debate was to unfold just two weeks after Trump tested positive for COVID-19, and that diagnosis added to the multiple contagios confirmed at the White House and the environment of the president, had generated concern among the organizers of the meeting and the Biden campaign.

Following Trump’s refusal to participate in a virtual face-to-face, the Commission noted that “it is now clear that there will be no debate on October 15, and that the CPD (commission) will focus its attention on the preparations. for him final debate presidential scheduled for October 22 “.

Protocol for the final debate

In fact, he claimed that “both candidates have agreed to participate in the debate on October 22 “.

He recalled that this face-to-face will take place at Belmont University, in Nashville (Tennessee), and that it will be subject to “considerations of health security, and according to all the tests (of COVID-19) required, masks, social distance and other protocols “.

This debate will be divided into six blocks of fifteen minutes and the topics to be debated will be announced one week before the meeting by the moderator, Kristen Welker, a journalist for NBC News.

Trump’s revival

The holding of the second and third debates in Miami and Nashville was on the air, since Trump announced a week ago that he had contracted COVID-19 and entered a hospital, which he left last Monday.

The president has spent this week convalescing in the White House, although tomorrow, Saturday, he will participate in a face-to-face act at the presidential mansion before hundreds of people and on Monday they intend to give a rally in Florida.



Related Articles