Guests at the 2024 Presidential Debate: Mary Trump and Others

Mary L. Trump speaks during Jim Owles Winter Pride Gala Award Ceremony at Hard Rock Cafe in New York City on Jan. 20, 2023.

President Joe Biden’s guest at the 2024 presidential debate is Mary Trump, Donald Trump’s estranged niece.

“We cannot afford to allow Donald Trump anywhere near the levers of power again,” Mary, a frequent critic of the Republican presidential nominee, stated before the debate. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is also reportedly in attendance.

While Trump’s guest remains unclear, several politicians, including Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance, and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, are expected to show their support at a watch party hosted by former Sen. Kelly Loeffler.

In a CNN interview shortly before the debate, Mary declared herself a “huge supporter of President Biden” and called this year “the most important election of my lifetime.” This sentiment was echoed in the previous two presidential elections, which saw a similar contest between Biden and Trump. Mary also shared a fundraising link for the .

The presidential debate is scheduled for Thursday at 9 p.m. eastern time and will be exclusively hosted by CNN. This year’s 90-minute face-off will feature and muted microphones.

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