Heat Waves, Wildfires, and a Rematch: Candidates Prepare Differently for First Debate

This week on Face the Nation, excessive heat blankets the country as the 2024 campaign trail heats up. With the first presidential debate only days away, candidates Trump and Biden are preparing in two very different ways. Trump continues to rally and tease reporters while Biden is off-camera, preparing at Camp David. In other news, 100 million Americans are living under a heat advisory today as record-breaking temperatures are expected. CBS News senior national security contributor Michael Morell, former Trump National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, and New Mexico Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham join Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) to discuss the key issues of the day, including abortion, immigration, and national security.

This episode discusses the extreme weather conditions faced by many Americans, with 100 million people living under a heat advisory today and wildfires devastating parts of New Mexico. The guests discuss the impact of climate change and the need for federal assistance to help affected states and individuals.

The governor of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, joins the conversation to discuss the extreme weather conditions her state is facing, including wildfires, dust storms, and flooding. She highlights the need for federal resources and emergency declarations to help her state respond to these crises.

The discussion turns to the upcoming presidential debate and the contrasting ways in which Trump and Biden are preparing. Robert O'Brien shares his perspective on the national security challenges facing the next president and his view that a President Trump would have a more peaceful and successful second term.

The group also discusses the need for reproductive health access and the impact of the Supreme Court's decision two years ago to overturn Roe vs. Wade. They address the recent measure by President Biden to provide protections for undocumented families and the ACLU's lawsuit against the Biden administration.

Finally, the group discusses the key issues of the day, including abortion, immigration, and national security, and the challenges facing the next president. Tune in to Face the Nation this week for a comprehensive overview of the biggest news stories and a lively discussion with top political and national security experts.

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