Trump says he will debate Biden anytime

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Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will statement President Joe Biden "anytime, anywhere, anyplace" arsenic nan 2 men turned their attraction toward a wide predetermination rematch a time aft dominating Super Tuesday primaries.

"It is important for nan Good of our Country, that Joe Biden and I Debate issues that are truthful captious to American, and nan American people," Trump wrote connected nan Truth Social media platform. "Therefore, I americium calling for Debates, ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, ANYPLACE!"

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Trump declined to return portion successful Republican superior debates and has been captious of general-election campaigner matchups hosted by nan long-standing Commission connected Presidential Debates. But connected Wednesday, he said he would spell toe-to-toe pinch Biden successful CPD debates — aliases moreover debates hosted by nan Democratic National Committee — if nan president will agree.

Biden has not yet said whether he will statement Trump earlier nan November election. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre deflected a mobility from Fox News earlier Wednesday astir whether dodging debates would formed uncertainty connected Biden's "acuity."

"Talk to nan campaign," Jean-Pierre said. A spokesperson for nan Biden run did not instantly respond to NBC News' petition for remark connected Trump's remarks.

Biden and Trump debated doubly successful 2020, erstwhile nan mediate gathering of 3 scheduled debates was canceled pursuing Trump's refusal to behaviour it virtually owed to Covid-19.

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