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Catch The 3rd Presidential Debate: Channel, Time And Format

Catch The 3rd Presidential Debate: Channel, Time And Format
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during United States presidential election 2016 Krassotkin (derivative), Gage Skidmore (Donald Trump), Gage Skidmore (Hillary Clinton) / Wikimedia Commons cc


Catch The 3rd Presidential Debate: Channel, Time And Format

The third presidential debate between nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be held on October 19 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Unlike the second presidential debate, the event will not feature a town hall. Instead, according to the non-partisan Commission of Presidential Debates, the format of the third debate will be exactly like the first one.

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Third Presidential Debate: Format, Time and Other Details

With a total of 90 minutes, the event will include six 15-minute segments. Each presidential nominee will receive two minutes to answer the question, and in the remaining time, the moderator will be asking follow-up questions and/or they will be responding to one another.

As reported by Politico, some of the topics Clinton and Trump will debate on include immigration, the Supreme Court, foreign policy, the economy, and their respective fitness to serve as president. While Trump will face questions regarding women who have accused him of sexual assault, Clinton will be asked about the several emails and Wall Street transcripts dumped by WikiLeaks.

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Third Presidential Debate: Viewership in the preceding debates

The event, which will be held three weeks before Election Day, is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Eastern Time. The first debate between Trump and Clinton received a staggering viewership of 84 million, while the second debate received 66.5 million.

Chris Wallace, three-time Emmy Award winning anchor for FOX News Sunday, will serve as the moderator of the debate. The event will be broadcast on all major cable and television networks.

Clinton currently leads Trump in the presidential race by nine points, as reported by CBS News. While 47 percent of likely voters have said they support the former secretary of state, 38 percent they lean towards the business mogul.

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