The scale of the viewers will likely be restricted in comparison with earlier debates, and everybody attending the talk at Case Western Reserve College will endure testing for Covid-19 and observe different well being security protocols.
Frank Fahrenkopf, co-chairman of the Fee on Presidential Debates, which is conducting the occasion, instructed CNN, the typical in-person viewers for a debate is round 900 individuals, with as much as as many as 1,200 relying on the venue. However for this debate, he estimated 60 to 70 viewers members can be seated within the debate corridor Tuesday evening.
Each first woman Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump will likely be in attendance on the debate, a White Home official confirmed to CNN.
The candidates is not going to have opening statements, and Trump will obtain the primary query from the moderator. The 90-minute debate will give attention to six subjects — “The Trump and Biden Data,” “The Supreme Courtroom,” “Covid-19,” “The Economic system,” “Race and Violence in our Cities” and “The Integrity of the Election.”
One other signal of Covid-19’s affect on the talk — there is not going to be a media “spin room” the place campaigns sometimes ship supporters and representatives to make the case for his or her candidates after the talk.
The second presidential debate was initially scheduled to happen on the College of Michigan in Ann Arbor, however the faculty additionally backed out with the October 15 debate relocated to Miami.