The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) has released plans surrounding the final presidential debate of 2020.
The debate is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. It will begin at 8:00 p.m. CT/9:00 p.m. ET and is scheduled to run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption.
Kristen Welker will moderate the debate, and has selected the following topics for discussion:
- Fighting COVID-19
- American Families
- Race in America
- Climate Change
- National Security
According to CPD, the selected topics are "subject to possible change because of new developments."
The first presidential debate of 2020 took place on Sept. 29 and was moderated by Chris Wallace. The candidates touched on everything from COVID-19, the Supreme Court, race and crime as well as both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden's records. LINK: 44News This Morning Recaps First Presidential Debate
What would have been the second presidential debate of 2020 was canceled following President Trump's positive COVID-19 test.
On Oct. 7, the first and only vice presidential debate of 2020 brought Vice President Mike Pence to the stage against Senator Kamala Harris. LINK: Vice Presidential Debate Recap: Pence and Harris Clash
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