|October 23, 2020: Donald Trump and Joe Biden participated in the final presidential debate on Thursday night. Trump will hold rallies in five battleground states between Friday and Sunday.
“For the most part, however, each man jabbed at his opponent in predictable, intermittently effective ways and revealed, yet again, personalities that have either attracted or repelled millions. Trump did nothing but scorn Biden as a do-nothing politician who somehow hid his role as the mastermind of a great corruption scheme. Biden was most comfortable talking about policies he would implement—and damning Trump for mishandling the pandemic. Any voter who learned anything new must have been on a very long hiking trip for the past year or so, without a smartphone.”
– Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University
Donald Trump and Joe Biden met in Nashville, Tennessee, for the final presidential debate on Thursday night. NBC News’ Kristen Welker moderated the event. The candidates discussed the coronavirus pandemic, election interference, foreign conflicts of interest, China, North Korea, healthcare, economic stimulus, immigration, race, and climate change.
Trump spoke for 41.3 minutes, while Biden spoke for 37.9 minutes. Here are highlights for each presidential candidate:
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