First TV debate begins in U.S. presidential election

U.S. presidential election first TV debate begins September 30 at 10:47 a.m.

The first direct confrontation between candidates for the U.S. presidential election began shortly after 10 a.m. Japan time.

President Trump, who is up for reelection, and former Vice President Biden, a Democrat who is trying to retake power, are waging a heated debate over measures against the new coronavirus and how to deal with the issue of racism.

The first television debate between President Trump and former Democratic Vice President Biden in the run-up to November’s U.S. presidential election began Thursday night in Midwestern Ohio, just after 10:00 a.m. Japan time.

At the beginning of the debate, it is customary for both candidates to shake hands, but it was omitted by the new Coronavirus infection control measures, and the audience at the venue also received a virus test.
It’s an unusual debate that’s limited to a small number.

First of all, the personnel of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who has a big influence on American society
As a theme, President Trump asked whether he should decide before the election, “We won the election. We have the right,” he said, insisting that he had the right to promptly nominate a judge as the incumbent president.

In response, Mr Biden countered that the decision should be made based on the election results, noting that “elections have already begun and we should wait for the election results.”

During the debate, President Trump frequently interrupted during the remarks of Mr. Biden and the moderator, and the moderator said, “Let me ask you a question.”

The discussion will be held until noon Japan time.