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US election debates: Joe Biden humiliated after demanding breaks in debate | World | News

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According to Fox News, the Democratic candidate’s campaign asked for breaks every 30 minutes to allow both parties to rest. The meeting, which is only scheduled to last 90 minutes, features no commercial breaks.

But President Trump’s campaign countered Mr Biden’s request.

Social media users reacted to Mr Biden’s request and took to Twitter to express their confusion.

One Twitter user wrote: “I must wonder…will the heads of other countries also allow Biden such courtesies?

“What if we become engaged in conflict that requires hours of being engaged?

“Is there anything Biden has shown lately that indicates he is up for such an important job as Leader of the Free World?”

Former New York Mayor, Rudy Giuliani wrote: “Biden is begging for long breaks during just a 90-minute debate!

“It’s either two 15 minute breaks or a half-hour break in the middle.

“So far the Election Commission has stood firm

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Transgender “Bathroom Bills:” Inside the Debate

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This week a judge in Virginia district court will consider a question coming before lawmakers and school principals across the country: should transgender Americans always be allowed to use the restrooms where they feel the most comfortable? And is it discrimination when they’re forced to do otherwise? Here is a primer on why the bathroom question is such a hot-button issue and why it’s likely to show up in our newsfeeds in coming months.

Bathrooms and fights for civil rights go hand-in-hand. In the Jim Crow era, bathrooms—along with water fountains and lunch counters—were places that might be marked with “white only” signs. The bathroom has also been a battleground for women and handicapped workers fighting for equal treatment in the workplace. Because of the nature of things people do in the bathroom, it can be a space where they feel exposed or vulnerable and therefore resist change. It

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