Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says opponent Hillary Clinton and other Democrats "are trying to rig" the fall debates by scheduling two of the events opposite NFL games. The football league has complained to him about the debate schedule in a letter, the billionaire says.
The NFL and the Commission on Presidential Debates on Saturday rejected both of Trump's assertions.
A spokesman for the NFL said the football league didn't send such a letter to Trump. The independent, nonpartisan commission said that no political party or campaign was consulted when the dates were selected last year.
Late Friday night, Trump posted a tweet: "As...