Republican Debate in Utah Canceled After Trump Said He Won’t Participate


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From Veronica Stracqualursi and Candace Smith at ABC News:

Monday’s Republican primary debate in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been canceled, according to the Republican National Committee and host Fox News.

“This morning, Donald Trump announced he would not be participating in the debate. Shortly afterward, John Kasich’s campaign announced that without Trump at the debate, Kasich would not participate. Ted Cruz has expressed a willingness to debate Trump or Kasich — or both. But obviously, there needs to be more than one participant. So the Salt Lake City debate is cancelled,” Fox News’ Michael Clemente wrote in a statement.

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