New York- US President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden will face-off on Thursday night for the final debate with a microphone muzzle setup to cut off interruptions, which has been criticised by Trump as "unfair".
Barack Obama finally hit the campaign trail on behalf of his former vice president Joe Biden. Whether because of that button or the awful reviews, especially for Trump, the two interrupted each other far less frequently, even as they clashed on issues.
The president, who was widely accused of interrupting Biden during the first debate, referred to the updated rules as "very unfair" citing the inherent competitive nature of the said pre-election event. Trump passed up a second debate after it was switched to a virtual format in the wake of his COVID-19 diagnosis.
Americans are voting early at a record pace this year, with more than 42 million ballots cast both via mail and in person ahead of November 3 Election Day on concerns about the coronavirus and to make sure their votes are counted.
Four years later, far fewer voters-just 2% nationwide-say they are interested in voting for someone other than Biden or Trump in this year's contest. A member of the Trump and Biden campaigns is expected to monitor the person who controls the mute button backstage, Fahrenkopf said, noting that the button would not be used beyond the first four minutes of each topic.
In 2016, 6% of US voters cast a ballot for a third-party candidate, and their combined share of the vote was larger than Trump's slim margins of victory in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. The subjects picked for discussion are anti-COVID-19 measures, American families, racial issues across the country, climate change, national security, and leadership sticking points.
Halloween came early for snarky New Yorkers after President Donald Trump offered a spooky vision of their city. The Biden campaign considers winning there a top priority. Didn't work out. Because a whole bunch of folks stayed at home. In the first presidential debate, on September 29, he questioned if the city could ever recover.
Former US President Barack Obama waves while wearing a "Vote" mask as he campaigns on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee and his former Vice President Joe Biden in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, October 21, 2020.
Biden has called the questions about his son "a smear campaign", but has not publicly addressed the specific allegations about Hunter Biden's deal making, including his holding a seat on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company for which, according to USA news accounts, he was paid $50,000 or more a month. No evidence has been verified that support the corruption allegations by Trump and his aides, and Biden in the first debate called them false and discredited.
"I don't look at this in terms of the way he does - blue states and red states", Biden said. "I get this president wants full credit for the economy he inherited and zero blame for the pandemic he ignored", Obama said of the year's biggest story. The difference between the two is right at the poll's margin of sampling error, meaning there is no clear leader in the survey. "If he can put together a solid performance, that could erase coronavirus from the media headlines for at least a brief period of time".