Poll: Slim majority disapproves of Trump's decision to skip second debate

Only 35 percent of voters in the survey, conducted Thursday after Trump said he would not participate in a virtual debate, approved of his decision, compared with 51 percent who disapproved. By contrast, 64 percent of voters backed the Commission on Presidential Debates’ move to switch the Oct. 15 town hall-style event to a virtual format, where both candidates would join remotely and Steve Scully of C-SPAN would be moderating the event with voters on standby in Miami…

Eighty-four percent of Democratic voters and 62 percent of independents backed the CPD’s decision to change things up as the president continues to receive treatment for his COVID-19 infection, while GOP voters were split, with 44 percent in favor and 46 percent opposed.

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