FOX Business has been chosen to host the second GOP presidential primary debate, scheduled for Sept. 27 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute in Simi Valley, California.
FOX News Media President, and Executive Editor, Jay Wallace announced the collaboration with Univision for the second Republican primary debate. He said, “We’re delighted to join forces with Univision at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Presidential Library to give all Americans an unrivaled chance to evaluate the candidates and their positions on vital issues ahead of the primary season.”
The Republican National Committee (RNC) selected FOX News media for the first two debates in the all-important 2024 election cycle. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said, “I’m thrilled to reveal that our second Republican primary debate will occur in collaboration with FOX Business, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Rumble, and Univision. This iconic venue will host the debate, and we eagerly anticipate moving forward with our fair, impartial, and transparent primary process in Simi Valley to choose the next U.S. President.”
On Wednesday morning, Stuart Varney shared the news with viewers, saying, “It is indeed thrilling for this network.”
The initial Republican presidential primary debate will be co-moderated by Martha MacCallum and Bret Baier at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Aug. 23.
Rumble is the exclusive RNC live stream provider and the online hub for both debates. Rumble CEO Chris Pavlovski expressed his excitement about being “the exclusive live streaming partner of the RNC for the second Republican primary debate,” promising a platform “free from censorship and Big Tech bias.”
Univision’s partnership in the second debate was also highlighted. EVP Maria Martinez-Guzman stated, “Our unprecedented alliance with the RNC and FOX Business will create a unique platform for the Republican Presidential Candidates to discuss the issues affecting millions of our viewers.
Univision’s audiences will be well-equipped to make informed decisions at the polls, recognizing Hispanic voters’ critical role in selecting the next President of the United States.”