Trump, Biden Face Off At First Presidential Debate

September 30, 2020
The stage of the first US Presidential debate is seen at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 28, 2020. - Tuesday's clash in Cleveland, Ohio, the first of three 90-... The stage of the first US Presidential debate is seen at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 28, 2020. - Tuesday's clash in Cleveland, Ohio, the first of three 90-minute debates, represents the first time voters will have the chance to see the candidates facing off against one another directly. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 30, 2020

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are set to face off in their first of three scheduled presidential debates on Tuesday at 9 p.m. Eastern Time. Fox News’ Chris Wallace will moderate, and the debate is scheduled to go until 10:30 p.m. ET, commercial-free.

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What To Expect

  • Wallace said last week  that tonight's topics will include "The Trump and Biden Records, The Supreme Court, Covid-19, The Economy, Race and Violence in our Cities, The Integrity of the Election."
  • The New York Times' recent reporting on Trump's tax records will likely also come up.
  • Frank Fahrenkopf, co-chair of the Commission on Presidential Debates, said recently that debate moderators aren't expected to fact-check either candidate: "That's not the main role of our moderators," he told CNN's Brian Stelter.
  • Tens of millions of people are expected to watch: In 2016, the first debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton broke records, with 86 million people tuning in. Then, as now, three of every four voters told Monmouth they planned on watching the debate.
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President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are set to face off in their first of three scheduled presidential debates on Tuesday at 9 p.m. Eastern Time. Fox News’ Chris Wallace will moderate, and the debate is scheduled to go until 10:30 p.m. ET, commercial-free.

Watch live on the sidebar and follow along with our coverage below:

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