Three ways the first Trump-Biden debate will be unlike any since 1987

Three ways the first Trump-Biden debate will be unlike any since 1987

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump are sched­uled to face off in a debate again on June 27.
The first pres­i­den­tial debate of the 2024 elec­tion is set to be a major depar­ture from past debates, how­ev­er.
Here are three ways the Trump-Biden rematch debate will be unlike any oth­ers since the Com­mis­sion on Pres­i­den­tial Debates took con­trol of the process in 1987.
Absence of Com­mis­sion on Pres­i­den­tial Debates
After prob­lems between com­pet­ing pres­i­den­tial cam­paigns near­ly ground debates to a halt, the non­par­ti­san CPD was estab­lished. After near­ly four decades of man­ag­ing the debates, the Trump and Biden cam­paigns have decid­ed to go around them.
CPD Co-Chair­man Frank Fahrenkopf large­ly blamed the rejec­tion of the orga­ni­za­tion on White House com­mu­ni­ca­tions advis­er Ani­ta Dunn. On Politico’s Deep Dive pod­cast, Fahrenkopf sa …