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Politics Trump adviser says president will give Biden 'a little bit more room to explain himself' at next debate

01:25  19 october  2020
01:25  19 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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Trump campaign senior adviser Jason Miller told "Fox News Sunday" that this week's debate between President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden “When you talk about style, when you talk about approach, I do think that President Trump is going to give Joe Biden a little bit more room to

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White House adviser Jason Miller said Sunday that the president will give Democratic nominee Joe Biden "a little bit more room to explain himself" at the next and final presidential debate scheduled for Thursday.

Joe Biden, Donald Trump are posing for a picture: Trump adviser says president will give Biden 'a little bit more room to explain himself' at next debate © Getty Images Trump adviser says president will give Biden 'a little bit more room to explain himself' at next debate

"When you talk about style, and you talk about approach, I do think that President Trump is going to give Joe Biden a little bit more room to explain himself on some of these issues," Miller told "Fox News Sunday."

"Fox News Sunday's" Chris Wallace asked Miller if the strategy would change from the first debate, which Wallace moderated, during which Trump interrupted Biden or Wallace himself an estimated 145 times in 90 minutes.

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"I still think that's about half as many times as the president was interrupted at his town hall on Thursday night," Miller said. "So when you look at the full picture, I think you did pretty well and I think he won the first debate."

Miller added, "I do think the president's going to want to hear Joe Biden's answer on some of these and we'll definitely give him all the time that Joe Biden wants to talk about packing the court. I think he's going to get it on Thursday."

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus also suggested during an interview on CBS's "Face The Nation" that the president's tone would be less aggressive.

"I think this upcoming debate is going to be really important, that the president is ... likable, fun, have a good time," Priebus said. "Let Joe Biden speak, and let Joe Biden defend the Obama economy."

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The next presidential debate is scheduled for 15 October in Miami. “We don’t want any changes,” Trump senior A Biden campaign spokesman, Andrew Bates, said the former vice- president would participate in upcoming While Biden leads Trump in most national public opinion polls, polls also

President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden did not have a debate , but a shouting match filled with personal attacks, interruptions, hateful hoaxes asserted as facts, and emotional manipulation. Little wonder Trump was livid. Wouldn’t you be?

The first debate between Biden and Trump last month in Cleveland was widely seen as excessively combative. A Politico/Morning Consult poll after the debate found 86 percent of voters considered the candidates "interruptive," but with 71 percent saying Trump interrupted more than the former vice president.

The last scheduled debate between the candidates is set for Thursday in Nashville, Tenn., and will be moderated by NBC News's Kristen Welker.

Another debate was scheduled to occur last Thursday before the Commission on Presidential Debates moved it to be virtual after President Trump tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. Trump rejected the virtual debate, and both campaigns scheduled competing town halls on different networks that night.

Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll finds .
Sixty-five percent of voters said the candidates were mostly respectful of each other's time, as opposed to 10% who said that after the first debate.Fifty-four percent of voters who watched the Thursday debate said Biden performed the best, while 39% said that Trump did. Eight percent of voters who watched weren’t sure or had no opinion on who did best.

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