Presidential Debate, Campaign Final Run, Global Potpourri
Written by kslmadmin on October 23, 2020
The McLaughlin Group — October 23, 2020
guest panelist this week is Ryan Girdusky of The Washington Examiner
Issue one: Presidential Debate
Debating Thursday, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden exchanged sharp blows, each characterizing the other as unworthy of the nation’s highest office. What are the key takeaways? Will the debate shift anything politically?
Issue two: Campaign Final Run
With the election just 11 days away, both campaigns escalated their final runs for votes. Former President Obama broke with his predecessors’ protocol in campaigning against his successor and held his first in-person campaign appearance. Meanwhile, President Trump held rallies in key swing states.
Issue three: Around the World in Ten Minutes
Pope Francis offered support for same-sex civil unions, French President Emmanuel Macron advanced legislation to emphasize the secular foundations of the Fifth Republic, and the European Union recommenced trade talks with Britain.
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