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Trump Turns The Tables On Biden, Challenges Him To A THIRD Debate


Despite the fact that Donald Trump has made it clear all along that he’s relishing the opportunity to participate in presidential debates, Joe Biden tried to play the tough guy this week by challenging his rival to two debates.

Of course, he included a number of restrictive rules that he clearly believes would play in his favor, but Trump didn’t care and quickly accepted the terms.

In fact, Trump took things one step further by calling Biden’s bluff and challenging him to a third debate, which would take place closer to Election Day and be hosted by Fox News.

As the Daily Mail reported:

Donald Trump challenged Joe Biden to a third debate in October during a hectic back-and-forth Wednesday where the two presidential candidates hashed out their debate schedule.

‘Please let this TRUTH serve to represent that I hereby accept debating Crooked Joe Biden on FoxNews. The date will be Wednesday, October 2nd. The Hosts will be Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum. Thank you, DJT!,’ Trump wrote on Truth Social.

Biden declined to meet more than the two times he proposed.

His campaign manager said it was because Trump ‘has a long history of playing games with debates: complaining about the rules, breaking those rules, pulling out at the last minute, or not showing up at all – which he’s done repeatedly in all three cycles he’s run for president.’

‘President Biden made his terms clear for two one-on-one debates, and Donald Trump accepted those terms. No more games. No more chaos, no more debate about debates. We’ll see Donald Trump on June 27th in Atlanta – if he shows up,’ Jen O’Malley Dillon said in a statement.

Biden has been widely disparaged on social media for his handling of the debate details.

By contrast, here’s the way Trump handled things, per Fox News:

When asked for comment, Trump told Fox News Digital that he will accept and “will be there.” The Republican added that he is “looking forward to being in beautiful Atlanta.”

The proposal was initially outlined by the Biden-Harris campaign in a letter to the bipartisan Commission on Presidential Debates on Wednesday morning. It abandoned the decades-old tradition of three fall meetings organized by the debate commission. Trump afterward told Fox News Digital that he’d accept the timeline proposed by the incumbent Democrat.

“Crooked Joe Biden is the worst debater I have ever faced – he can’t put two sentences together,” Trump told Fox News Digital. “Crooked is also the worst president in the history of the United States, by far.”

Trump told Fox News Digital that “it is time for a debate to take place – even if it has to be held through the offices of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which are totally controlled by Democrats and who, as people remember, got caught cheating with me with debate sound levels.”

Here’s some additional coverage of the developments:



 

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