The occasion, scheduled for 8 p.m. ET in Miami, will compete with an ABC city corridor that includes Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden
. Trump and Biden had been initially scheduled to take part within the second presidential debate Thursday night time, however the event was eventually canceled
after Trump objected to the digital format introduced by the Fee on Presidential Debates in gentle of Trump’s positive coronavirus diagnosis
“The occasion is about to happen open air and in accordance with the rules set forth by well being officers, additionally per all authorities laws,” Hoda Kotb stated on NBC’s “Immediately” present Wednesday.
Nationwide Institutes of Well being Scientific Director Clifford Lane stated in a press release to NBC Information that they’ve concluded, by way of PCR check evaluation, “with a excessive diploma of confidence” that Trump is “not shedding infectious virus.”
The occasion can be moderated by Savannah Guthrie, who will sit 12 toes from the President. Attendees can be required to put on face masks.
Trump’s determination final week to again out of the second debate led to Biden and ABC swiftly saying their plans to carry a city corridor, and shortly thereafter, Trump’s team entered talks with NBC
a couple of related occasion on the situation that Trump examined adverse for coronavirus.
Trump is down in all national polls and either behind or tied with Biden in key swing states
, and is in better want of a nationwide platform through which he could make his case to voters with lower than three weeks to go earlier than Election Day.