The first presidential debate of the 2016 race is exactly two weeks away, and Donald Trump is already getting punchy.

The Republican presidential nominee said during an interview on CNBC on Monday that the debate will be “rigged” and proposed that the event be held without moderators.

Trump will face off against Hillary Clinton on Sept. 26 in the first of three debates. Moderated by NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, the debate is already being eagerly anticipated, with expectations for ratings at Super Bowl levels.

The presidential debates have had moderators going back decades. The Commission on Presidential Debates — a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization — has organized the debates since 1988. Before that, there was no guarantee that the nominees would face off. Read more…

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Donald Trump just proposed a radical change to the debates