With the first pre-scheduled presidential debate just over a month away, the logistics surrounding debates between President Trump and former Vice President Biden are causing controversy between the two campaigns.
PELOSI on PREZ DEBATES: “I don’t think there should be any debates. .. I wouldn’t legitimize a conversation with him, nor a debate in terms of the presidency of the United States"— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) August 27, 2020
Speaker Pelosi said that instead of typical debates, individual candidates should “take their own stage,” rather than debate one another.
Despite a Democratic push for Biden to not debate President Trump on a traditional stage, the newly-minted Democratic nominee for president previously said that he “can’t wait” to debate the president, on multiple occasions:
Presidential debates are a time honored tradition, and American voters deserve to see the pair of major-party candidates side-by-side. If Biden cannot handle a few debates with his GOP opponent, he has no business running to be the leader of the free world.