On Thursday, Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) withdrew from the third and final debate of his Senate race.
His Democratic opponent, Jon Ossoff, condemned him over the news.
BREAKING: Senator Perdue just cancelled our final debate. At last night's debate, millions saw that Perdue had no… https://t.co/B9GSBrFrW9— Jon Ossoff (@Jon Ossoff)1604006826.0
According to Decision Desk HQ analyst Niles Francis, Perdue will instead travel to Rome, Georgia, at the same time that President Donald Trump will be holding a rally.
🚨 #BREAKING: GOP Sen. @Perduesenate has withdrawn from a @wsbtv #GASen debate. Scheduled for Sunday, it was set to… https://t.co/J7FyfWpgSu— Niles Edward Francis (@Niles Edward Francis)1604006258.0
The decision comes after the second debate produced viral clips of Ossoff condemning Perdue as a "crook." It also comes after Fox News spent months speculating whether Biden would be brave enough to face presidential debates, only for Trump himself to pull out of one of them.