The 90-minute debate, with a limited and socially distanced in-person audience because of the coronavirus pandemic, begins at 9 p.m. EDT at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, with Chris Wallace of Fox News serving as the moderator.
What time is the US debate 2020?
The debate will take place from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET.
Where can I watch it?
The debate will air live on CNN, CNN en Español and CNN International.
It will stream live in its entirety, without requiring log-in to a cable provider, on CNN.com’s homepage, across mobile devices via CNN’s apps for iOS and Android, and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV.
Who is moderating?
Chris Wallace of Fox News is moderating Tuesday’s debate.
What topics will be covered?
Wallace selected the following topics for the first debate: “The Trump and Biden Records,” “The Supreme Court,” “Covid-19,” “The Economy,” “Race and Violence in our Cities,” and “The Integrity of the Election,” according to the Commission on Presidential Debates.
What is the format of the debate?
The candidates will not have opening statements, and Trump will receive the first question from the moderator. Each segment will last about 15 minutes, and the candidates will have two minutes to respond after the moderator opens each segment with a question. Wallace will then use the rest of the time in the segment to facilitate further discussion on the topic, according to the commission.
Where is the debate taking place?
The debate is taking place at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.