Trump campaign demands new in-person debate dates after wildly accusing committee of protecting Joe Biden
President Trump's campaign has suggested making the next debate virtual to "protect Joe Biden" - but not for the reason that makes sense.
Early on Thursday, the Presidential Debate Commission announced that the next Presidential Debate, scheduled for October 15, would take place virtually. But Trump's team decided to ignore the fact that the debate was being postponed because their candidate has a contagious and potentially fatal disease and instead claim to give Biden the edge.
"The American people should not be deprived of the chance to see the two candidates for the presidential debate face to face twice more," said the Trump campaign on Thursday, forgetting that Trump was the one who withdrew from the debate in the first place. It was then alleged that the change was made because Vice President Mike Pence "just wiped the floor" during Wednesday's debate with Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., And Biden was able to use a "teleprompter from his basement bunker."
Instead, the Trump campaign said it would agree to postpone the October 15 debate to October 22 if it could in person, as Biden's team suggested. In addition, the debate, scheduled for October 22, should take place on October 29, the campaign added.
This is a far cry from the first exposed conspiracy Trump's supporters engaged in during the debates against Biden. The first time, they claimed that Biden received answers through an earpiece before the debate even started. They have also spread refuted lies about Biden relying on a teleprompter during the interviews.
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