A TMZ report suggests that former President Donald Trump might contemplate participating in a discourse with his Republican adversaries at the forthcoming event.
Secret Service agents were reportedly in attendance at the Moody Music Building Concert Hall, which is situated at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, according to the available information. The designated venue for the forthcoming fourth Republican presidential primary debate, which is slated to take place on December 6, has been identified. The date and location of the NewsNation-hosted debate were officially confirmed on Thursday of the previous week.
On the day in question, TMZ was informed by sources with direct knowledge that Secret Service personnel were observed conducting an initial assessment of the location. The only person who is accompanied by Secret Service officers is former President Donald Trump, who, having vacated the highest-ranking official position in the United States, is eligible for eternal protection from the service.
President Trump has made the decision to abstain from attending the three Republican debates that came before him, opting instead to counterprogram each event. Following his accusations of partiality against the network, Donald Trump participated in an interview with Tucker Carlson during the inaugural Fox News-hosted debate in August. Moreover, he elected to engage with autoworkers in Michigan rather than participate in the second debate, and he again placed a rally in Florida before the third debate.
His opponents have expressed disapproval of his absence, despite the fact that the former president has consistently held a significant lead in polls, both nationally and in early primary states such as Iowa and New Hampshire.
Should Trump choose to engage in subsequent debates, it is expected that Megyn Kelly will volunteer as one of the moderators, thereby demonstrating a cordial reception for him. The principal event of the 2016 presidential campaign was an altercation between Donald Trump and Kelly, in which she questioned the reasoning behind his characterization of women as “disgusting animals.”
“Only Rosie O’Donnell,” Trump interjected, eliciting a fit of hilarity from the audience.
Following that, Trump and Kelly have resumed their discussions and participated in a multitude of interviews.