Thu Oct 8, 2020 AT 10:53 AM EDT
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced a major change to the second presidential debate scheduled for Oct. 15: It will take place virtually.
“The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting, in which the candidates would participate from separate remote locations,” a statement said.
Speaking with Fox News’s Maria Bartiromo on Thursday shortly after the announcement, President Donald Trump said he will not do a virtual debate. Instead of debating, the Trump campaign announced they will hold a rally in its place.
Bill Stepien, Trump’s campaign manager, said Trump “will have posted multiple negative tests prior to the debate,” so there is no reason to hold it virtually. Read Full Story