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Tue Mar 5, 2024, 02:15 PM Mar 5

Will Trump agree to debate President Biden? [View all]

Since trump refused to participate in the republican primary debates, one has to wonder if he will take the same approach in the general election.

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Won't happen. trump's handlers know he's mentally in decline and... brush Mar 5 #1
Especially if Joe Biden regularly responds, no_hypocrisy Mar 5 #2
You mean explain the unintelligible word salad? brush Mar 5 #4
Then that leads one to think he doesn't think he needs to move beyond his cult base. JohnSJ Mar 5 #9
Yes... Mike Nelson Mar 5 #3
Yep, his handlers won't let him show. brush Mar 5 #6
... MorbidButterflyTat Mar 5 #16
Albeit it would be hilarious Kalifornia9 Mar 5 #5
You were Kalifornia8 before? CrispyQ Mar 5 #7
LOL, no. Kalifornia9 Mar 12 #44
He doesn't need to liberal N proud Mar 5 #8
Can he actually win with just his cult? I hope not JohnSJ Mar 5 #10
According to polls he's pulling independents who voted for Biden in 2020. That is NOT good and how he will win. beaglelover Mar 5 #14
According to ONE deeply flawed poll Fiendish Thingy Mar 5 #22
Yeah, polls are pretty worthless overall. Remember all the polls the day before the 2016 election? LOL! beaglelover Mar 5 #23
He doesn't dare to...really it's that his handlers know better. brush Mar 5 #34
There's no need for debates this election cycle. Both will have been POTUS for a term. beaglelover Mar 5 #11
Actually there is. Even more so four years later JohnSJ Mar 5 #12
Why? I don't agree with you, but am curious why you think a debate between the 2 is necessary. beaglelover Mar 5 #13
Because it is important to hear from the candidates themselves. What is their vision for the JohnSJ Mar 5 #27
And you honestly believe, after observing Trump all these years, that he'll give a straight answer to ANY of those beaglelover Mar 5 #31
Doesn't matter, he would get called out on a live debate stage with millions of viewers watching. JohnSJ Mar 5 #37
He doesn't want to debate. He wants to rant and rave and gish-gallop, and run roughshod over President Biden. Aristus Mar 5 #15
This. TheKentuckian Mar 5 #24
trump has already said he wants to debate Pres. Biden, "Immediately" Bayard Mar 5 #17
He lies... PortTack Mar 5 #42
Simpler Answer ProfessorGAC Mar 5 #43
If he debated Biden, he is a fool. Chainfire Mar 5 #18
hmmmm. Saying that classified documents are his personal possessions and that he has JohnSJ Mar 5 #28
If after the conventions Trump remains ahead of Biden nevergiveup Mar 5 #19
He doesn't "remain ahead of Biden" now Fiendish Thingy Mar 5 #21
☝️☝️☝️ PortTack Mar 5 #41
I don't think they should debate Fiendish Thingy Mar 5 #20
Excellent post! beaglelover Mar 5 #32
tRump will not debate Joe Biden... FarPoint Mar 5 #25
Yes. but only if the polls look very bad for him. Ping Tung Mar 5 #26
Absolutely not. tRUMP will lie lie lie, and distorts his answers so much, that it's not worth debating him. SWBTATTReg Mar 5 #29
There should be no debates bucolic_frolic Mar 5 #30
RNC has already pulled out of presidential debates. lastlib Mar 5 #33
Trump will insist upon it. But it won't happen. Demobrat Mar 5 #35
Make no mistake Mordred Mar 5 #36
He'll debate at least once. Silent Type Mar 5 #38
How many drugs can they pump in him Johonny Mar 5 #39
He's too weak and demented. lark Mar 5 #40
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