President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will be answering questions Thursday night at the same time but on different channels.
The two were originally scheduled to meet in Miami for the second of three debates in the run-up to the Nov. 3 election.
The organization that hosts the debates, the Commission on Presidential Debates, announced last week that, because Trump had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the debate would not be held in person but instead would be held virtually with the two men and the moderator in separate locations.
Trump did not want to participate in a virtual debate, so the event was called off.
Over the weekend, White House physician Dr. Sean Conley said the president is no longer a transmission risk and that he has met all the criteria required to discontinue isolation. Conley said Trump had tested negative for the virus “on consecutive days.”
After the debate was canceled, Biden’s campaign announced that he agreed to an offer from ABC News to participate in a town hall-style event to be held in Philadelphia on Thursday (click here for details).
As details for Biden’s event were announced, NBC News announced Wednesday morning that it will host a live, one-hour town hall with Trump in Miami.
Here are the details for Trump’s town hall event:
What time: The event will begin at 8 p.m. ET
What channel: NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC News Now and Telemundo’s digital platforms will broadcast the event live.
Who is moderating: Savannah Guthrie will moderate the event that is expected to last for an hour.
Where will the questions come from: According to NBC, Trump will talk with “a group of Florida voters on critical issues impacting their vote less than three weeks before Election Day.”
Livestream: You can watch the event here beginning at 8 p.m. ET
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