The third presidential debate between nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be held on Wednesday night, October 19, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
It will be the final showdown between the former secretary of state and the business mogul before election day on November 8.
Third Presidential Debate: Pat Smith, mother of Sean Smith, to be in attendance as Donald Trump’s guest
Among those present will be Pat Smith, the mother of a Benghazi victim, State Department IT Consultant Sean Smith, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Libya in 2012.
Pat, who will be Trump’s VIP guest, has said openly that she holds Clinton responsible for her son’s death. As reported by Yahoo News, Pat said she will accept the business mogul’s invitation to attend the third presidential debate.
In her speech to the Republican National Convention in July in Cleveland, she said she personally blamed Clinton for Sean’s death. “I blame Hillary Clinton personally for the death of my son,” she said at the political convention, as reported by New York Post. “Personally.”
With regard to the format for the event, as noted on the website of the Commission on Presidential Debates, the debate will constitute of six segments of 15 minutes each and will cover a range of topics including, but not limited to, debt and entitlements, economy, Supreme Court, foreign hotspots, and immigration. The topics have been chosen by the moderator.
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After the moderator asks the question, each candidate will be allotted two minutes to respond. Subsequently, they will then have an opportunity to respond to one another.
Chris Wallace of Fox News will moderate the debate.
The event will simulcast on major television networks including ABC, NBC, Fox, CBS, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, and C-SPAN. In addition, Buzzfeed News, The Daily Caller, Huffington Post, Politico, the Wall Street Journal and Yahoo will stream the event live. Regal Cinemas will also be showing the debate at some of its theaters.