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2nd Trump-Biden debate to be virtual due to Trump's COVID-19

Donald Trump, Joe Biden
Posted at 5:23 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 08:24:17-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commission on Presidential Debates says the second Trump-Biden debate will be ‘virtual’ amid concerns about the president's COVID-19. The nonpartisan host of the debates made the announcement Thursday morning, a week before the two were scheduled to face off in Miami. Now, the candidates will “participate from separate remote locations,” while the participants and moderator remain in Miami. Trump was diagnosed with the coronavirus a week ago and said he looked forward to debating Biden on stage in Miami.