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Trump wants to debate Biden in 2024 presidential race, sparking interest in future election showdown.

Trump Challenges Biden to 2024 Presidential Debate

Former President Donald Trump Calls for Immediate Debate with President Joe Biden

Former President Donald Trump, who has refused to debate any of his rivals for the Republican nomination, on Monday said he wanted to debate U.S. President Joe Biden immediately. “I’d like to debate him now because we should debate. We should debate for the good of the country,” Trump said on a radio show hosted by conservative commentator Dan Bongino.

Biden Responds to Trump’s Debate Challenge

When asked by reporters during a trip to Las Vegas on Monday about Trump calling for a debate, Biden, a Democrat, said: “If I were him, I would want to debate me too. He’s got nothing to do.”

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Republican Rival Nikki Haley Challenges Trump to Debate

Although the overwhelming frontrunner in the Republican race to challenge Biden in the Nov. 5 election, Trump has yet to sew up the nomination and has turned down Republican rival Nikki Haley’s request that he debate her. In response to Trump’s comments, Haley’s campaign said in a statement that he was “too chicken” to debate her.

– Trump’s comments reflect a desire to focus on a likely election matchup with Biden, who on Saturday won the South Carolina Democratic primary and is expected to win his party’s nomination.

Haley Vows to Keep Challenging Trump

Haley, a former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador under Trump, is running a distant second to Trump in opinion polls but has vowed to go on challenging him for the nomination.

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Trump and Biden’s Debate History

Trump and Biden debated twice during the 2020 race. A third debate was canceled after Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and declined to participate in a virtual event. Traditionally, there are three presidential debates.

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