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Joe Biden Walks Out, Removes Face Mask at Debate

Former Vice President Joe Biden attempted to make a statement on Thursday at the presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee, as he wore a face mask as he stepped on stage and removed it as he walked to the podium.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden holds up his face mask during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Debate Commission Will Silence Microphones in Final Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) has adopted a new rule ahead of Thursday’s second and final presidential debate and will silence the microphone of the candidate who does not have the floor during the uninterrupted two-minute periods at the start of each segment.


Brooks: ‘Crazy’ for Trump to Not Want to Debate

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that it is “just crazy” for President Donald Trump to not want to debate, and that not having the second debate will “cement where we are right now, which is Biden

David Brooks on 2/15/19 "PBS NewsHour"

W.H. Spox: Scully Tweet Shows He Isn’t Impartial, ‘Calls Into Question’ ‘The Debate Commission’s Judgment’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” White House Deputy Communications Director Brian Morgenstern reacted to a tweet from C-SPAN host and planned debate moderator Steve Scully’s account asking Anthony Scaramucci if he should respond to President Donald Trump’s criticisms of Scully by stating that Scully isn’t impartial and “that really calls into question, again, the Debate Commission’s judgment here.”

Steve Scully with Biden