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Trump, Biden plan dueling town halls instead of scrapped debate

WorldNews Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Trump, Biden plan dueling town halls instead of scrapped debateWASHINGTON: Donald Trump and White House challenger Joe Biden will duel for airtime in rival televised town hall events Thursday night, after their second head-to-head debate was scrapped following the president's Covid-19 diagnosis. Trump set up the scheduling clash by organizing his own town hall on NBC at the same time as Biden had arranged his event on ABC. The president, a former reality TV show star and a keen follower of viewing figures, will be seeking to score a victory over Biden by attracting a bigger audience during the primetime 8:00 pm EST (0000 GMT Friday) slot. The two were meant to have met on stage for...
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