Trump vs. Biden: First presidential debate scheduled to take place Tuesday

Posted at 8:29 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 11:29:02-04

Tuesday night President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are set to go face to face in the first debate of this election cycle.

President Trump and former Vice President Biden will square off from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The first debate was originally scheduled to be held on the campus of Notre Dame but due to the pandemic, the university withdrew.

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace will be moderating the debate.

The debate is the first of three between them. The others are scheduled for October 15th and 22nd. Vice President Mike Pence and Biden's running mate Kamala Harris are scheduled to debate October 7th.

And stick with 23ABC as we bring you full coverage of the first debate. ABC News will begin coverage at 4 p.m. Tuesday as they stream a special newscast online. ABC News will then have a pre-show starting at 5 p.m. on air. The main event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.