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Does the United States still require presidential debates?

Creative Media News

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have reached an unexpected, albeit perhaps precarious, agreement to restructure the presidential debate cycle this year. Breaking away from the Commission on Presidential Debates, Biden and Trump will compete in debates presented by CNN and ABC on June 27 and September 10, respectively. However, many individuals need clarification on whether these gatherings are essential or beneficial. Recent presidential debates have correctly been criticized as poorly handled free-for-all affairs in which candidates, particularly Donald Trump, have trampled on moderators while spouting talking points and falsehoods that have not been fact-checked. While these charges are accurate, voters' concerns about each of these two candidates make the presidential debates an especially crucial occasion.

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