RNC to bar candidates from ‘official’ presidential debates over bias claims

Posted on AllSides January 13th, 2022
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The Republican National Committee will bar its future candidates from participating in official campaign debates hosted by the Commission on Presidential Debates over claims of bias against the GOP in past debates.

Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the RNC, revealed the move in a letter to the commission obtained by Fox News Thursday, saying if the CPD remains “intent on stonewalling the meaningful reforms necessary to restore its credibility with the Republican Party as a fair and nonpartisan actor,” the party’s candidates will hold debates “elsewhere.”

Candidates have participated in CPD debates for...

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