Watch live: First presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden with live fact-checking
The 90-minute debate comes five weeks before Election Day and as early voting is already unfolding in some states.
The first of three presidential debates between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. The 90-minute debate begins at 8 p.m. CT with moderator Chris Wallace, a FOX News anchor.
The debate will include six 15-minute segments “dedicated to topics announced in advance in order to encourage deep discussion of the leading issues facing the country,” according to the Commission on Presidential Debates. Those topics are: Trump’s and Biden’s records, the Supreme Court, COVID-19, the economy, race and violence in U.S. cities and the integrity of the election.
USA TODAY will have a team of journalists on hand to watch the debate, which you can watch here. On screen during the live broadcast, they’ll display facts and context from their extensive news reporting as Trump and Biden debate.