Ahead of the US presidential election on 3 November, Democrat leader Joe Biden and the incumbent Republican President Donald Trump will go head-to-head in their maiden debate Tuesday night (US time). The debate, hosted by Fox News, will be the first of three debates ahead of November’s election.
The Presidential election debate will offer the two leader a platform to outline their visions for a country ravaged by multiple crises, including Black Live Matter protests and the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 lives in American and led to an economic downturn. The debate will last for an estimated 90 minutes.
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Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden did not shake hands or wear masks as they entered their first White House debate on Tuesday, adhering to protocols on social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The two candidates entered the stage at the same time and smiled as moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News explained they would not shake hands. “How you doing, man?” Biden said, extending his arms towards Trump.
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden took the stage Tuesday for their first televised debate, watched by a deeply divided nation 35 days ahead of the most tense US election in recent memory. There was no handshake as the two men took the stage and while this was due to Covid-19 restrictions, the absence of the traditional greeting symbolized the bitterness engulfing the country in the final countdown to November 3.
Ahead of the US presidential election on 3 November, Democrat leader Joe Biden and the incumbent Republican President Donald Trump will go head-to-head in their maiden debate Tuesday night (US time).