LAS VEGAS (USA) – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate today Wednesday night one last time, 20 days of a US presidential election increasingly gained the Democratic candidate.
As in their first two games, the former head of diplomacy of Barack Obama prepared for days in closed session at a hotel near his home in Chappaqua, a suburb of New York. Considerable time, Clinton strategists felt that these discussions have so far had a decisive impact in the campaign.
Donald Trump, he was still meetings on Monday and Tuesday only spending a few hours a day to prepare the duel, which should be followed by tens of millions of Americans, even if the record 84 million the first debate seems difficult to reproduce.
So close to the election, which has already begun prematurely in several states with nearly two million sent or ballots, the Republican billionaire more than ever needs a stunt, so he delayed in surveys.
Driven by a growing popularity among women and minorities, Hillary Clinton collects on average some 46% of the vote against 39% for Donald Trump and 6.4% for Libertarian Gary Johnson.
“It must avoid the attack and instead do what she did in the first two debates, that is to say, stay calm, avoid attacks and let Donald Trump to self-destruct,” said John Hudak , expert at the Brookings Institution.
“She has so much beforehand that its main mission is to not do anything that would make the back. The best way to achieve this is a calm approach and without fireworks,” he says to AFP.
The debate, moderated by journalist Chris Wallace of Fox New, scheduled for Wednesday in the early evening (0100 GMT Thursday) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where the two candidates arrived Tuesday night.
Donald Trump probably will draw the lessons of the first debates to better attack his opponent, including Syria and Libya, which will be part of the program.
The attack against the US diplomatic staff in Benghazi in 2012 remains a hot topic for Republican supporters, who consider Hillary Clinton, then Secretary of State, partly responsible for the death of four Americans, including the ambassador.
The mother of a slain computer during the assault, Patricia Smith, very critical of Hillary Clinton, was invited by Donald Trump to attend the debate, according to Yahoo News. The last time, to destabilize the candidate, he had invited women accusing Bill Clinton of sexual assault.
Faced with bad polls, Donald Trump predicted a “new Brexit” a surprise at the polls on November 8th.
A Colorado Springs (Colorado, west) Tuesday, he continued his fierce criticism against Clinton, “the most corrupt person to ever brought to the presidency.” “Lock it,” chanted the crowd, usual slogan at his rallies.
The publication of hacked messages by WikiLeaks Gmail account chairman of the Clinton campaign team, John Podesta, should raise many questions as to the exact position of the Democrats on free trade and Wall Street.
Hillary Clinton, according to his entourage planned to respond by pointing out that piracy was signed in Moscow … The Democrat Donald Trump accused of being too accommodating to Russian President Vladimir Putin.