Following the riot in Milwaukee on August 23, the Republican Party will once again face off on the debate stage, led by moderators Stuart Varney and Dana Perino of Fox News and Ilia Calderón of Univision.
There were plenty of fireworks on stage as eight GOP candidates began exchanging harsh words as they battled for the presidential nomination.
In the first debate, there were three winners who made it to the top, including Mike Pence, Chris Christie and Nikki Haley, with some neutrality in Tim Scott, Asa Hutchinson and Doug Burgum.
Here’s everything you need to know about the second debate, including where to watch it and how the qualifications have changed.
How can I follow the debate?
Viewers can tune in to Fox Business (FBN), Univision and Rumble on September 27 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m./ET at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute.
In addition to FBN, FOX News Channel (FNC) will simulcast the entire debate from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m./ET and FOX Nation will offer a live stream for the platform’s subscribers.
Univision’s digital viewers will be able to follow the debate in full via UnivisionNoticias.com, and Televisa. Univision’s streaming platform ViX will also provide 24/7 live coverage on its Noticas news channel.
in one Press release Rumble is said to be the exclusive livestream provider by the Republican National Committee (RNC).
“I am pleased to announce that our second Republican primary debate will be held in partnership with FOX Business, Rumble, Univision and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, which will serve as the iconic debate venue.
“We look forward to continuing our fair, neutral and transparent primary process in Simi Valley to elect the next President of the United States,” said RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.
David Trulio, president and CEO of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, said: “President Reagan strongly believed that the institution that bore his name should be a ‘dynamic intellectual forum’ where leaders would discuss the future .” We are pleased to partner with the RNC to host the next Republican presidential nomination debate at the Reagan Library.
“Given the challenges and opportunities facing our country, there is no better place for presidential candidates to make their case and honor the man – Ronald Reagan – who rebuilt America’s military and economy and changed the world.
Who qualified for the second debate?
Former President Donald Trump qualified for the second debate, but previously stated on his social media Truth Social that he “will not be doing the debates.”
The other candidates are Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former Vice President Mike Pence, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie .
What rules apply to qualification?
According to a Politico article, it was reported that the RNC would raise the criteria for qualifying for the second debate from the criteria originally set in the first debate.
For the second debate, candidates need at least 3 percent in two statewide polls, or 3 percent in one statewide poll, plus two polls in four of the states where voters preferred – Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina – one person said. who is familiar with the markings set by the Republican National Committee, told The Associated Press.
Candidates are also expected to have 50,000 individual donors, including at least 200 donors from 20 different states or territories. This is an increase from the first debate on August 23, where candidates only had to receive support from 40,000 individual donors from 20 different states or territories.