According to a statement from the Commission on Presidential Debates, the second debate has been officially cancelled. Officials reportedly came to the decision after 48 hours of negotiations with both campaigns, during which they were allegedly unable to find common ground on how the debate would take place.
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President Trump has weighed in on the controversy surrounding the moderator for the second 2020 presidential debate. On Twitter, the President spoke out against C-SPAN political editor Steve Scully, whom he noted is a “Never Trumper” like Chris Wallace.
Both presidential campaigns have agreed to push back their next in-person debate.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged President Trump and Joe Biden to move forward with this year’s presidential debates. On Friday, the Kentucky senator noted the importance of the debates and suggested the candidates hold them remotely.
The economy will be a key topic during the first Presidential debate. On Wall to Wall, Greta sat down with RNC Spokeswoman, Liz Harrington, to find out what she’s expecting to hear from both President Trump and Joe Biden.