Committee: The presidential debate scheduled for October 15th has been canceled

The US Presidential Debating Committee said in a statement on Friday that the presidential debate that was scheduled to take place on October 15 between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden will not be held, adding that the two campaigns have announced “alternative plans for that date”.

“It is now clear that a debate will not take place on October 15, and the Presidential Debate Committee will focus its attention on preparations for the final presidential debate scheduled for October 22,” the committee said in an emailed statement.