The U.S. President Donald Trump, who was diagnosed with coronavirus a few days ago, wants a direct debate with his electoral rival Joe Biden, not online. This was stated by Trump's campaign communications director Tim Murto to The Hill.
According to him, Trump intends to take part in the debate personally.
At the same time, Biden said the day before that he was ready to continue the debate only if experts confirm that it is safe. Since Donald Trump has a coronavirus.
The second stage is scheduled for October 15. And if Trump is still sick by then, the debate, according to Biden, should be canceled at all. This statement Biden leads on Tuesday agency Reuters.
вЂњIf he still has COVID-19, we should not hold a debate,вЂќ вЂ” said Biden.
Last Sunday, Democrat campaign manager Kate Bedingfield said on ABC that the former vice president would be ready to postpone the debate if Trump's health requires it.