Trump Refuses to Participate in a Virtual Presidential Debate
"Not Going to Waste My Time"
Trump says “I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate.”
The Commission on Presidential Debates said Thursday the two candidates would participate in the next presidential debate from remote locations, after a growing number of people in the White House tested positive for the coronavirus. The first presidential debate and Wednesday night’s vice presidential event were in-person but included social-distancing measures crafted in consultation with the Cleveland Clinic.
Mr. Trump quickly balked at the change.
“I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate,” Mr. Trump said on Fox Business Thursday morning.
“We’ll pass on this sad excuse to bail out Joe Biden and do a rally instead,” [said Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien.]
Excellent News For Those Rooting For Biden
Other than something physically happening to Biden, Trump's only shot at winning was a knockout stumbling by Biden in a debate.
Trump just voluntarily removed that option.