Debate Fallout: Trump’s Interruptions Force Format Changes
The Presidential Debate Commission is working to change the format of the next meeting between President Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden following Tuesday's disastrous showing in Cleveland. NBC's Tracie Potts reports.
(NBC News) — The Presidential Debate Commission is working to change the format of the next debate in order to prevent President Trump’s constant in the wake of Tuesday night’s disastrous performance in Cleveland.
Democratic nominee Joe Biden says he’s not sure what to expect in two weeks.
“I hope we’re able to get a chance to actually answer the questions that are asked by the persons in the room. But, God only knows what he’ll do,” Mr. Biden said.
President Trump, meanwhile, is attempting to distance himself from the Proud Boys, a white supremacist group he emboldened Tuesday when he mentioned their organization when asked if he would denounce white supremacy, saying “Proud Boys, stand back and stand by.”
The group is now using the president’s words as a rallying cry.
At the White House Wednesday Mr. Trump told reporters “I don’t know who the Proud Boys are.”
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