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17:05  18 june  2019
17:05  18 june  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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The 2020 Democratic primary battle is starting to sort out as a struggle between change agents and restorationists. For now, the restoration wing of the He entered the race in May and did not qualify for the first debate . Still, his experience stands out. He won statewide office in a state Trump carried by

The first debate will take place in June and the second one in July of 2019. NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo are set to partner on the June debate The exact dates and locations of the debates were not announced. The Democratic field to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 is already large

Trump may live-tweet first 2020 Democratic debates: report© Getty Images Aides reportedly want President Trump to stay outside the fray.

President Trump has reportedly made plans to live-tweet the first two Democratic primary debates scheduled for next week against the advice of his closest aides.

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that sources close to the president predict Trump will be active on Twitter throughout the two nights comprising the first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 election season.

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The Democratic party’s governing body has announced it will not ask Fox News to host any of its televised primary debates during the 2020 US presidential race, citing a recent report detailing the conservative network’s close rapport with Donald Trump .

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump live - tweeted the first Democratic debate Tuesday. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg. “At the request of many,” he wrote, “and even though I expect it to be a very boring two hours, I will be covering the Democrat Debate live on twitter!”

The plans come reportedly despite advice from his top aides to let the Democrats attack each other in the media and onstage while remaining outside of the fray.

A spokesperson for the Trump campaign declined to comment to the Journal on the report. The topics and specific attacks to which the president responds on Twitter could provide insight for Democrats as to issues around which the president sees as sensitive ahead of the general election.

Twenty of the announced Democratic 2020 contenders successfully made the threshold recognized by NBC News for the first debates, set for June 26 and 27, with four candidates not making the cut.

The field is one of the largest primary fields in modern history, and is currently dominated by former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who are both set to be on stage for the second night of the events. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), another top target of the president who is surging in some recent polling, is set to appear on the first night.

Trump has repeatedly attacked several of the top Democratic contenders on Twitter since they announced their bids for the White House earlier this year, and is set to officially launch his campaign at a rally in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday.

The massive campaign rally is set to be attended by as many as 100,000 people, many of whom will be relegated outside to watch the event in massive screens outside Orlando's Amway Center.

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