What does this mean for the highly anticipated presidential election?

We're all anticipating the presidential election in November...

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But according to some people, there could be certain things standing in its way.

Celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson has made some bold claims about the day before the election...

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And apparently, an asteroid is on course to strike earth on that very day.

Now, we are mere weeks away from the highly anticipated presidential election...

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And it's been an explosive journey coming up to it, to say the least!

Donald Trump is hoping to gain victory and be reelected as President of the United States...

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But it seems that he has some serious competition from his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.

Of course, the election couldn't have fallen on a worse year...

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But it has been powering on ahead... despite many major setbacks.

The first presidential debate was held on September 29th at the Samson Pavilion of the Health Education Campus in Cleveland.

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Entering into the debate, Biden had a significant and persistent lead in the polls. Biden's lead was compounded by a cash crunch in Trump's campaign, with Biden's campaign donations improving significantly.

President Trump was obviously aware of this...

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And in the weeks running up the debate, he attempted to cast doubt over Biden's abilities, claiming that he was suffering from dementia and that he was taking performance-enhancing drugs. Trump even requested Biden to take a drug test before the debate!

But overall, the ninety-minute debate, that was held by Fox News' Chris Wallace, was a bitter one.

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Both Trump and Biden seemed to be having a field day throwing insults at one another and calling each other out.

The whole debate was certainly made personal...

And it didn't leave a pleasant taste in the mouths of viewers who were, quite frankly, left feeling disgusted at what they had just witnessed.

It all felt very disorganized...

And the people of America have never before felt so disheartened in the run-up to an election.

But Trump's presidential campaign seems to be hitting rocks...

And things took an ultimate turn for the worst when at the start of October, the President and the First Lady, Melania, tested positive for COVID-19. Trump insisted that they immediately went into self-isolation together and that they felt fine, but after just a few days, he was hospitalized at Walter Reed National Military Centre.

Despite the huge worry surrounding Trump's health...

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He was discharged just a few days later and insisted to the nation that all we need to do is to "learn to live with COVID", which was very concerning to hear.

Well, the first and only vice presidential debate of 2020 went ahead on October 7th between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris.

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Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today, Ellen Page, moderated the heated debate in Utah and in similarity to the first Presidential Debate, sparks flew for miles.

Kamala Harris opened eyes with her firm techniques in handling interruptions by Pence...

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Including her putting her hand up and firmly saying, "Mr. Vice President, I'm speaking"... engulfing Pence into silence.

Similar topics were covered...

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Including the COVID-19 pandemic, Trump administration, racism and inequality, and the Supreme Court; all of which were discussed in a much calmer and well-rounded nature than the President and Biden.

According to the polls, Harris was the one who came out on top...

And it probably didn't help Trump's campaign any more that Pence became a laughing stock after a fly landed on his head half-way through the debate. You really can't make these things up!

Following the VP debate, Trump continued to insist on how he was "feeling better than ever."

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But when Joe Biden proposed making the next presidential debate a virtual one in the interest of health and safety, Trump put his foot down.

FYI, this wasn't just Biden's idea.

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The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the October 15th town hall-style debate in Miami would take place virtually as health experts raised concerns about whether it would be safe to hold the event in person given Trump is still recovering from COVID-19.

So instead, Joe Biden participated in a Philadelphia town hall forum moderated by ABC's George Stephanopoulos on October 15th...

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And in typical Trump fashion, the President announced at the last minute that he would be holding his own town hall forum in Miami at exactly the same time, hosted by NBC.

Trump's event was hosted by NBC's Savannah Guthrie...

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And this was the first time ever that 2 hopeful presidential candidates went head-to-head at the same time while not being at the same event.

Trump's forum was firey and argumentative...

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While Biden's was calm and collective.

Right now, Joe Biden seems to be in the lead going by the polls...

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But remember when we said this about Clinton's campaign 4 years ago?

We literally have no idea what the outcome will be on that fateful day in November...

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But it seems that Neil deGrasse Tyson does!

Neil is best known for being a celebrity scientist and astrologer...

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And he has issued a small warning over what may happen on the day before the election.

Science doesn't lie...

According to Neil, an asteroid with a diameter the size of a refrigerator could strike the Earth the day before the November election.

The asteroid, which has been named 2018VP1, is hurtling towards Earth at a speed of 25,000 miles per hour and may clip the planet on November 2nd.

"It may buzz-cut Earth on Nov. 2, the day before the Presidential Election," he wrote on Instagram.

But not to worry!

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He added that the flying object is nothing to lose sleep over since "it’s not big enough to cause harm." "So if the World ends in 2020, it won’t be the fault of the Universe," he jokingly said.

NASA had previously identified the asteroid rocketing toward Earth...

But they put its chances of actually striking at less than 1 percent. "It currently has a 0.41% chance of entering our planet’s atmosphere, but if it did, it would disintegrate due to its extremely small size," the space agency said.

So it looks like the election should still be going ahead as planned...

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Unless President Trump changes his mind, of course! For more on the presidential campaigns, keep on reading to check out the woman who flirted with Donald Trump live on TV and who she said she'll be voting for...