Former President Donald Trump appears to be planning to debate President Joe Biden ahead of the presidential election if he is the Republican nominee, despite not participating in the primary debates. Biden notably hasn’t signaled the same willingness.
After the second Republican primary debate Wednesday, a senior adviser for Trump called on the Republican National Committee to cancel future primary debates, noting that the former president continues to loom large over opponents in polls.
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In a Thursday post, Trump senior adviser Chris LaCivita made it clear that he intends to be the nominee and also plans to take on Biden in debates before the presidential election in 2024. His intention to debate ahead of a presidential contest was uncertain after he opted to skip the primary debates.
“Dont worry @JoeBiden.…you will get your chance to Debate @realDonaldTrump .…counting down the days,” LaCivita posted to X, responding to the president.
Biden had written “Couldn’t agree more,” linking to a video of Gov. Ron DeSantis (R‑FL) calling Trump out at the de …