Mary Trump, the niece of the president, has predicted that he will do everything within his power to disrupt the final debate between himself and Joe Biden.
The last debate between the two candidates will take place on Thursday evening and a lot is to be expected as it is the final time that they will go head-to-head before polls close on November 3.
However, the last debate between Trump and Biden was not what many have come to expect from these types of events as Trump did his best to put Biden off by constantly talking over him.
To prevent similar scenes from happening again, each candidate's microphone will be muted, to stop both men from talking over each other, something which Trump isn't happy about.
A statement from his campaign manager Bill Stepien said:
President Trump is committed to debating Joe Biden regardless of last minute rule changes from the biased commission in their latest attempt to provide advantage to their favored candidate. This was supposed to be the foreign policy debate, so the President still looks forward to forcing Biden to answer the number one relevant question of whether he’s been compromised by the Communist Party of China.
Why did Biden allow his son Hunter to sell access to him while he was vice president, and why were there Chinese payment arrangements for Joe himself worked out by Hunter and his sketchy partners? If the media won’t ask Joe Biden these questions, the President will, and there will be no escape for Biden.
However, despite all these restrictions, Mary Trump, who made headlines earlier this year for her revealing book on her uncle Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man, believes that Trump will still try to be a nuisance and try to avoid any discussion on policy.
Speaking to MSNBC's Ari Melber, she said:
I think the moderator issue is an extension of a problem that we've been experiencing for a very long time. People need to stop treating Donald like he's normal, that he's going to abide by the rules or care at all about behaving decently. He doesn't, we cannot treat him like a normal candidate on a debate stage.
Beyond that, what people need to understand what's going on here, is Donald goes into a debate or a town hall specifically with this tactic in his pocket because he knows that getting into a substantial policy discussion is disastrous for him.
His entire administration has been a failure from beginning to end. What could he possibly say about policy that would be to his benefit? He needs to interrupt, he needs to be rude, he needs to talk over other people and he needs to change the subject no matter how irrelevantly he does it.
Thursday's debate takes place in Nashville, Tennessee which is traditionally a safe state for Republicans although it did vote for Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996. Swing states, which are likely to give either man their path to victory, are currently looking uncertain for Trump with many polls putting him behind by up to two digits in some key states.