Fox News’ Chris Wallace Chooses Topics For First Presidential Debate

Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace arrives for the premiere of "The Post" on December 14, 2017, in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, who is set to moderate the first presidential debate between President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden next week, announced on Tuesday six topics for the debate.

According to a statement released by the Commission on Presidential Debates on Tuesday, Wallace selected the following topics for the upcoming debate, which are “subject to possible changes because of news developments”:

The Trump and Biden Records
The Supreme Court
The Economy
Race and Violence in our Cities
The Integrity of the Election

The first 2020 presidential debate is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29 at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

The format for the first debate entails six 15-minute time segments dedicated to the topics selected by Wallace. It begins at 9 p.m. ET and will run for 90 minutes straight, with no ad breaks.

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