According to Wikipedia, “The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) is a nonprofit corporation established in 1987 under the joint sponsorship of the Democratic and Republican political parties in the United States. The CPD sponsors and produces debates for U.S. presidential and vice-presidential candidates and undertakes research and educational activities relating to the debates. It has run all of the presidential debates held since 1988. The commission’s debates are sponsored by private contributions from foundations and corporations as well as fees from hosting institutions.
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Chris Wallace: According to the Washington Post, “Wallace had been a registered Democrat for more than two decades. Wallace explained his party affiliation as pragmatism, saying that being a Democrat is the only feasible means of participating in the political process in heavily Democratic Washington, DC. He maintained that he had voted for candidates from both major parties in the past.
Steve Scully: According to Wikipedia ” [Scully] served as a mailroom intern for Sen. Joe Biden from September to October 1978 and in Sen. Ted Kennedy’s media affairs office in early 1979, for college credits.
Kristen Welker: Kristen Welker is a White House correspondent who has been seen in the White House briefing room criticizing the president on numerous occasions. She works for the left-leaning NBC News Corporation.
Donald Trump’s COVID 19 diagnosis: Donald Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19 nearly 11 days ago. The White House physician says that he has been cleared to resume public appearances. The virus is no longer replicating inside the president and therefore he is not a danger to individuals. The Commission on Presidential Debates canceled the next beat because they are scared to allow Joe Biden to debate Trump in person.