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Key Takeaways From the Trump and Biden Town Hall Meetings

Wibbitz - Politics
Key Takeaways , From the Trump and Biden Town Hall Meetings. President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden held dueling televised Town Hall Meetings on Thursday night. The meetings aired simultaneously on separate networks. During Trump's Town Hall on NBC, he refused to denounce pro-Trump online community QAnon. The far-right movement pushes a conspiracy theory that the Democratic Party is comprised of pedophiles who are also a satanic cult. During Biden's Town Hall, the former vice president said he would support making both masks and a coronavirus vaccine mandatory. He said that he would take the vaccine himself by the end of 2020 "if the body of scientists say that this is what is ready to be done and it’s been tested.". During Trump's Town Hall, he skirted questions about whether he tested negative for the coronavirus on the day of the debate with Biden. I probably did, and I took a test the day before and the day before ... Possibly I did. Possibly I didn’t, President Trump, via 'The New York Times'. When asked about expanding the Supreme Court, Biden stated that he would make his position clear before the election. [The American people] have a right to know where I stand, and they’ll have a right to know where I stand before they vote, Joe Biden, Democratic Presidential Candidate, via 'The New York Times'. Trump stated that he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power if the upcoming Nov. 3 election was an "honest election.". The candidates have a second debate scheduled for next week on Thursday