The topics for the first presidential debate have been announced…and they are big ones.
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the topics for the debate, which has been titled: “America’s Direction, Achieving Prosperity and Securing America.”
The topics are:
The topics were chosen by debate moderator and NBC News anchor Lester Holt, according to a press release. While the debate may not cover these topics in order, each will be discussed for two 15-minute-long segments.
The first debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The format calls for six 15-minute time segments. Two 15-minute segments will focus on each of the topics listed above.
All debates start at 9:00 p.m. ET and run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption.