Sean Hannity to moderate Newsom-DeSantis debate on Fox News

Fox News has announced that host Sean Hannity will moderate a prime time debate between California Governor Gavin Newsom and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. The 90-minute debate will be held in Georgia and will air on FNC on November 30 at 9 p.m. ET.

Hannity expressed his excitement for providing viewers with an informative debate on the everyday issues and governing philosophies that impact Americans' lives. The idea of a Newsom-DeSantis debate was initially floated by Hannity during an interview with Newsom in June. At that time, Hannity mentioned that bringing the two men together would be a highly anticipated event.

The debate will feature a Republican candidate, DeSantis, who is currently running for the White House but is trailing behind front-runner Donald Trump. He will face off against Newsom, a Democrat who is often seen as a potential candidate for president in the future, despite his insistence that he has no intentions of challenging President Biden in 2024.

The potential matchup between Newsom and DeSantis has generated significant interest and is expected to draw high ratings. Hannity's interview with Newsom in June garnered 2.9 million viewers and received extensive media coverage. Newsom's willingness to appear on Fox, a network that many high-profile Democrats refuse to engage with, further solidified his reputation as a candidate who is willing to discuss his views on major issues.

Hannity has expressed no animosity towards Newsom and has even praised him as a likable and intelligent politician. The upcoming debate presents an opportunity for both Newsom and Hannity to further enhance their national profiles and engage in a lively discussion on important topics.

Overall, the decision to have Hannity moderate the debate between Newsom and DeSantis has generated anticipation and is expected to be a highly watched event. Both candidates have expressed their willingness to participate, and it will be interesting to see how their differing ideologies and governing approaches play out during the debate.


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