Moderators Declared For The Debate Between Candidates – For The Presidential Election 2020
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Moderators for the debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. On Wednesday, the following announcement was made. Journalists will moderate the Presidential debate from C-SPAN, NBC, and Fox News. It is also stated that for the first time since 2008, CNN will be able to be the moderator this year.
Moderates For Presidential Debate 2020
Chris Wallace, Journalist of Fox News, will be moderating the first Presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. It will be held on September 29, 2020. He also moderated a discussion between Trump and Clinton. Republicans are also eagerly waiting for the first moderation debate.
Steve Scully, Journalist of C-SPAN, will moderate the second Presidential debate in Miami on October 15, 2020. It will be in town-hall-style.
Also, Steve Scully tweeted, “Four years ago I had the honour of serving as the back-up moderator for the @debates 3 presidential and 1 VP. This year it is a privilege to moderate the 2nd debate at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami.”
Kristen Welker, Journalist of NBC, will moderate the third Presidential debate which is going to held in Nashville on October 22, 2020.
There will also be only one Vice Presidential debate in between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Susan Page, from USA Today, will moderate this debate. It will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 7, 2020.
“We are grateful to these experienced journalists, who will help ensure that the general election presidential debates continue to serve their unique educational purpose of helping the public learn about the candidates. Each individual brings great professionalism to moderating and understands that the purpose of the 2020 debate formats is to facilitate an in-depth discussion of major topics.” The commission on presidential debate said.
Trump Election Campaign pressured the commission to organize a debate in early September. The reason was that due to the pandemic situation, voters are casting ballots earlier via mails.
Whereas, on the other hand, Democrat nominee, Joe Biden also mentioned that he would only commit to the pre-organized three debates.