CNN to Host All Five Presidential Candidates

Event Comes on Eve of 'Western Tuesday'

WASHINGTON — CNN will host all five remaining presidential candidates, Republican and Democrat, at a town hall event on March 21.

Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer will tag-team the hosting of the three-hour event (from 8 to 11 p.m.).

GOP candidates Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ohio Gov. John Kasich and the Democratic front-runner, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will be interviewed separately in Washington, D.C., while Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) will be interviewed from the campaign trail.

The even comes the night before the Utah, Arizona and Idaho primaries.

It is also the same night that Fox News Channel had planned a Republican debate, which was canceled after Trump and then Kasich said they would not attend.

But Fox is getting plenty of candidate access regardless.

Brett Baer. who was to have moderated the debate, will have one-on-one interviews with Kasich and Cruz on Monday, while Megyn Kelly, who also was to have moderated, wil interview Cruz on the Kelly File. And while Trump begged off the debate, Sean Hannity will get an hour with the GOP front-runner on the issue of immigration.