Second presidential debate canceled

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CLEVELAND, OHIO – SEPTEMBER 29: U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace (C) at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the first of three planned debates between the two candidates in the lead up to the election on November 3. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — The Commission on Presidential Debates has cancelled the second presidential debate that was scheduled for Oct. 15, the Wall Street Journal reports.

This comes after President Donald Trump refused to participate in a virtual debate.

Both candidates will hold their own, separate events.

The first presidential debate was held on Sept. 29.

Three days later, Trump was hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Both he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the virus.

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