Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in the eleventh hour accepted to face off her democratic primary opponents in-person ahead of next week’s primary, but the incumbent made sure there was a lack of media coverage as she demanded that reporters be removed from the venue before taking the stage.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden responded to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) campaign request about a potential debate in April saying, “We have had enough debates, I think we should get on with this.”
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will face off in the 11th Democratic debate on Sunday night. The debate comes the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow and disrupt major events across the US. CNN announced last week the debate would no longer have an audience and a few days moved from Phoenix to CNN’s Washington studio to avoid cross-country travel.