The much anticipated first debate between US President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden , occurred on Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM EST. However, the highlights were more on the drama and the clashes between the two US presidential candidates, marked by bitter attacks and frequently talking over each other, to the apparent dismay of the debate moderator.
On August 24, 2020, the US entered a new period leading up to November 2020 presidential elections. The Republicans began the Republican National Convention (RNC) proceedings on Monday morning, at Charlotte Convention Center, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
On Monday, July 21, 2020, presumptive Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden said that he was vetting four Black Women as candidates from whom he will choose his running mate. The wait is over: It is California Senator Kamala Harris. Joe Biden announced it on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. She was among the top contenders AfroAmerica Network had mentionned (see AfroAmerica Network: Joe Biden's Top Black Women VP Pick Contenders)
On Monday, July 21, 2020, presumptive Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden said that he is vetting four Black Women as candidates from whom he will choose his running mate (see AfroAmerica Network: Joe Biden's Top Black Women VP Pick Contenders). On August 5, 2020 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, co-chair on Biden's VP selection committee, told the Washington Post that Joe Biden is looking for a running mate able to give him the "best advice before the biggest decisions, who can really be his partner and who can be deployed whether on Capitol Hill or to a foreign capital... somebody who can be the President, the Vice-President and the Councillor." Meawhile, Rwanda, the small country in Africa, has become one of the topic in the vetting process.