US Election 2020: Donald Trump proposes to postpone presidential discussions by a week | US News

Donald Trump has pulled out of a second virtual debate with Joe Biden

Donald Trump’s campaign has proposed postponing the last two presidential debates with Joe Biden by one week.

Earlier, the US president said he would Refuses to participate in the debate On October 15th Which the organizers were actually planning to do in response to Corona Virus The diagnosis.

In a statement, Trump’s campaign manager, Bill Stephen, suggested that in-person discussions be held on October 22-29 instead.

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Trump is not going to waste time on hypothetical debate

He added, “As President Trump said, the virtual debate is not a start and it will obviously be a gift for Biden as he will rely on his remote control from his basement basement.

“Voters should have the opportunity to directly question Biden’s failed record of leadership over 47 years.”

But the Biden campaign said Mr. Trump “is not setting the schedule for discussions” and he should stick to it.

US President Donald Trump (right) and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrive for their first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29, 2020 (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) POOL / AFP) by OLIVIER DOULIERY / POOL / AFP via Getty Images)
The two candidates will face three times on TV

Communications director Kate Bidingfield said: “Trump’s erratic behavior does not allow him to rewrite the calendar and pick new dates of his own choosing.”

“We look forward to participating in the final debate, scheduled for October 22, which is already restricted to the last debate date 40 years ago. Donald Trump can show up, or he can say no again. That’s his choice.

The Presidential Debating Committee, a nonpartisan committee that has organized all the presidential debates since 1988, has proposed changing the second television showdown between the Republican and Democratic candidates.

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It was originally supposed to be a “town hall”-style event, with the two men facing questions taken from a group of undecided voters in the same hall and the rest from social media.

But organizers said the discussion should travel online instead “to protect the health and safety of all participants.” Mr. Trump got a positive coronavirus test seven days ago Last Thursday evening.

At that time, the US president was in and out of hospital.

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