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Trump, Biden prepare to debate Tuesday night

Posted at 5:34 AM, Sep 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 15:54:22-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — It'll be a historic night in Cleveland as President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will take part in their first debate. It's a crucial chance for the candidates to make their case to those voters who may be undecided.

Political analyst David Smith tells us the first debate is critical for those voting or for those who are still undecided. It’s an opportunity for Americans to compare and contrast the two candidates before they cast their ballot.

The first debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace, who will be asking both candidates questions about current issues in America.

“He is going to ask the candidates about their track record what they have done. In President Trump’s four years and Joe Biden’s forty-plus years of public service and really what they are bringing to the table and what they are going what they see as the vision,” said Smith, who is a Sam Houston State University political science professor.

This is the first of three debates among the Presidential candidates. All will range on different topics that impact the country.

“Whether it be the economy, health care, Supreme Court, all of these topics are going to be played out over a course of debates to provide as many as opportunities to learn about the candidates and what they see,” said Smith, who urges voters to watch the debates and get informed.

The power of voting is a tool Smith says shouldn’t be taken for granted.

The first debate is tonight at 8 pm.