Twelve US Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls will take the stage on Tuesday night in the fourth debate of the year.
The event, hosted by the New York Times and CNN in Westerville, Ohio, will welcome two candidates who did not make September’s debate: businessman Tom Steyer and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.
It is the first debate since the United States House of Representatives launched an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, it also comes amid heavy criticism of the US president’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria, leaving Kurdish fighters without US military support as Turkey launched a military offensive in the northeast part of the country.
1. When and where will the fourth debate take place?
The October debate will take place in Westerville, Ohio, on Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm local time (00:00-03:00GMT).
2. Which candidates will be on stage? What threshold did they have to meet?
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) imposed stricter guidelines for the September and October debates.