Joe Biden got mixed reviews for his performance in Tuesday night's presidential debate, but President Trump's show was almost universally panned. He was panned by voters, former Trump voters, undecided voters, people who helped him prepare for the debate, even Rush Limbaugh. The small list of people who approved of Trump's performance include Trump, Sean Hannity, and the far-right white nationalist Proud Boys group. Still, Trump said twice Wednesday that it is Biden who wants to cancel their next two debates.
Here's the Trump quotes from today on Biden and the next two debates. pic.twitter.com/otCKH2Hy9M
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) October 1, 2020
Biden's campaign had immediately recommitted to the final two debates after the first one wrapped up, suggesting that maybe Trump would bow out. Trump didn't actually say he will show up, so make of his comments what you will.
"Now I understand he's canceling the debates" -- Trump is just totally making stuff up. Biden has not canceled either of the two remaining debates. pic.twitter.com/rmWE1dkpay
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) October 1, 2020
The debate commission is working on new tools to constrain the candidates from interrupting and overstepping their time.
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