“CBS Evening News” anchor Nora O’Donnell will lead coverage on CBS broadcast stations, and she along with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King and “60 Minutes” reporter and CBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson Will join Former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and former Trump Chief of Staff Reinus Prebus will also provide analysis.
Pre-debate coverage begins at 8:30 pm on CBSN, hosted by Ellen Quijano. Debate analysis will start from 11 pm
The commission said on the president’s statement that the debate would take place in Cleveland, Ohio, consisting of six 15-minute sections devoted to pre-announced topics to encourage deeper discussion of key issues facing the nation.
How to watch the first presidential debate
what: First presidential debate betweenAnd
Date: Tuesday 29 September
place: Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic
Time: 9–10: 30 pm ET
Coverage on debateAnd CBSN: 9–11 pm ET
“Red and Blue” debate preview: At 5 pm
CBSN Debate Coverage: Press coverage starts at 8:30 pm and post-show coverage starts at 11pm
Online stream: Live on CBSN – In the player above and on your mobile phone, connected TV or gaming console. Download the free CBS News app for full CBSN coverage and live convention updates. CBSN streaming is available on all major platforms, including iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and Pluto.
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According to the Wallace Commission statement, the following topics will focus on:
- President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden’s records
- Supreme court
- “Race and violence in our cities”
- “Integrity of Election.”
C-SPAN’s Steve Scully will hold a second debate on a city-hall-style event on October 15 in Miami. The third debate in Nashville will be conducted on October 22 by Kristen Welker of NBC News.
The Vice President’s debate between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence will take place on October 7 in Salt Lake City and will be moderated by USA Today’s Susan Page.