US Decides 2020 President Trump will get the first question as he and Joe Biden hit the debate stage now. Follow live.
“We won the election. Elections have consequences,” says Pres. Trump, explaining why he is pushing for a swift confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett the Supreme Court before the election.
“The American people have a right to have a say in who the Supreme Court nominee is, and that say occurs when they vote for a United States senator and when they vote for the president of the United States,” Joe Biden says. “They’re not going to get that chance now”
President Trump got into a tense exchange with moderator Chris Wallace at the top of tonight’s debate as Wallace attempted to ask the President about his health care plan: “You’re debating him, not me”
Joe Biden says Pres. Trump has been “totally irresponsible, the way in which he has handled the social distancing and people wearing masks, basically encouraging them not to. He’s a fool on this”
President Trump again mocks Joe Biden for wearing a mask
President Trump offered a frank defense when questioned about new reporting on the minimal amount in income tax he’s paid: “I don’t want to pay tax”