Trump labelled 'spineless coward' for refusing to take part in virtual debate

Trump labelled 'spineless coward' for refusing to take part in virtual debate
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President Trump has said that he won’t participate in a virtual debate with Joe Biden and now people are branding him a “coward.”

A virtual debate was suggested just an hour earlier by the Commission on Presidential Debates. The announcement was in response to fears that Trump might still be infectious with Covid-19 by October 15th.

In an interview on FOX Business, Trump said: “I’m not going to do a virtual debate.”

He continued: “I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate. That’s not what debating is all about. You sit behind a computer and do a debate, that’s ridiculous.”

He elaborated: “They cut you off whenever they want.”

Trump was widely criticised for interrupting Joe Biden during the first presidential debate.

Now he’s being criticised for refusing to take part in round two.

His sons, Donald J Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, insist that the refusal to participate is because Biden would be fed notes and talking points on a virtual debate.

The campaign wrote: “For the swamp creatures at the Presidential Debate Commission to now rush to Joe Biden’s defence by unilaterally cancelling an in-person debate is pathetic."

That’s not what debates are about or how they’re done.”

But people think that the president is simply afraid to participate.

That led to many people online branding him a “coward”.

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