Trump and Joe Biden will face off tonight in dueling town halls on different networks at the same time. Tonight was supposed to be the day of the second presidential debate, but Trump refused to participate when the Commission for Presidential Debates said it would be hosted virtually because of his COVID-19 diagnosis. After the Trump backed out of the second debate, the commission canceled the debate altogether. ABC, meanwhile, scheduled a town hall with Biden shortly after. On Wednesday, NBC announced that agreed to air a town hall with Trump at the same time that Biden will appear at an ABC town hall.
George Stephanopoulos will moderate the Biden town hall, while Savannah Guthrie of will moderate the Trump town hall.
Both town halls are slated to start at 8 p.m. ET. Biden’s will last for an hour and a half, while Trump’s will last for an hour.
How To Watch
- The Biden town hall will air on ABC
- The Trump town hall will air on NBC
Both will be available on streaming platforms everywhere.