Thursday, October 1, 2020

How the Commission on Presidential Debates Reportedly Plans on Having More Control Over Candidates

Between the name-calling, interruptions, and yelling, Tuesday’s first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, was aptly described as a “sh*tshow.” Moderator/debater Chris Wallace wasn’t even able to control the two, prompting him at one point to yell, “Stop!”

“I hate to raise my voice by why should I be different than the two of you?” he added.

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that changes would be coming for the next two events, which reportedly includes the ability for the moderator to mute the candidates’ microphones. 

“@CBSNews has learned the Commission on Presidential Debates plans to issue strict new rules in the coming days that include cutting off a candidate's microphone if they violate the rules, per an informed source,” Norah O’Donnell tweeted. 

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