1 Oct 2020

US debates reviewed after disastrous first encounter

From Checkpoint, 5:57 pm on 1 October 2020

In the US the commission that organizes the country's televised presidential debates says it's now reviewing the structure of the encounters after Tuesday night's disastrous standoff between President Trump and Joe Biden.

For 90 minutes the two men clashed, with the President widely condemned for constantly interrupting his rival, and Joe Biden under pressure now from many Democrats to pull out of the remaining two meetings.

With the latest, our Washington correspondent Simon Marks.