Former Vice President Joe Biden said it would be “irresponsible” to say whether he would participate in a virtual debate if President Trump makes good on his refusal to take part in next week’s contest because the commander-in-chief constantly changes his mind.
“We don’t know what the president’s going to do. He changes his mind every second. For me to comment on that now would be irresponsible,” Biden told reporters in Arizona where he’s holding a campaign event. “You never know what’s going to come out of his mouth.”
The president, speaking on Fox Business shortly after the Commission for Presidential Debates announced the change in format, said he wouldn’t “waste my time.”
“No, I’m not going to waste my time in a virtual debate,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo. “That’s not what debating is all about. You sit behind a computer and do … and then they cut you off whenever they want.”
The commission said the Oct. 15