Breaking: Debate commission cancels second presidential debate after Trump refuses virtual format

October 10, 2020 in News by RBN Staff


The Commission on Presidential Debates canceled the second debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden after the president refused to participate in the virtual format.

CNN reported the development on Friday evening and cited a source familiar with the plans. The Wall Street Journal first reported the decision.

The reported cancelation of the debate caps off an angry feud between the two campaigns and the commission as they argued over when to have the debate and how to have it conducted safely.

A spokesperson for the Biden campaign released a statement confirming the decision.