President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden argue what to do about COVID-19 and the pandemic at the first 2020 presidential debate.


Interruptions dominated the first debate of the fall 2020 campaign. Moderator Chris Wallace struggled to keep President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden from talking at the same time as they clashed over Trump’s taxes, the coronavirus crisis and racial justice protests.

Trump dusted off some of the falsehoods from his COVID-19 talking points, and Biden — when he was allowed to speak uninterrupted — floated some inaccuracies about Trump’s handling of the pandemic.

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Many of the candidates’ claims needed a fact-check.

Trump: ‘Why did (Hunter Biden) deserve three and a half million from Moscow?’

Rating: Limited and disputed evidence

Trump hit an unverified story about Biden’s son Hunter over and over again. “Why is