August 22, 2023: The debate stage is set. The mayhem is just beginning.
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The debate stage is set. Late last night, the RNC announced that eight
candidates will be participating in the first presidential debate of the
2024 cycle on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the debate’s most notably
absent figure — Donald Trump — announces when he will surrender to an
Atlanta court on Thursday. Reporter Zach Montellaro walks Playbook
co-author Eugene Daniels through the debate maneuvering in the GOP and
the opaque process that frustrated a number of Republican hopefuls.

Playbook co-author Eugene Daniels talks with reporter Zach Montellaro.