September 30, 2020
- Biden calls Trump’s performance a ‘national embarrassment’
- Debate commission calls for ‘additional structure’ for future
- Analysis: first debate a humiliation
- Athletes dismayed by Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy
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An adviser for Trump’s reelection campaign defended the president’s refusal to condemn white supremacist violence during last night’s debate.
In an interview with MSNBC, Jason Miller claimed Trump was telling the Proud Boys to “stand by the wayside and get out of the way” of law enforcement when the president told the far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.”
Before the Commission on Presidential Debates released its statement on the structure of the debates, Joe Biden said the commission should find a way to allow candidates to provide full answers without interruption.
“I just hope there’s a way in which the debate commission can control the ability of us to answer the question without interruption,” Biden told reporters in Alliance, Ohio.