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US elections 2020

Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

Organizers had switched to the online format for health reasons

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump vowed Thursday not to participate in next week's debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden after organizers announced it will take place virtually because of the president's diagnosis of COVID-19.

“I’m not going to do a virtual debate," Trump told Fox Business News, moments after the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates announced the changes.

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