TV audience sharply down for second Trump-Clinton debate, despite tape furor

TV audience sharply down for second Trump-Clinton debate, despite tape furor

The three who moved closer to Trump suggested the businessman still has some political life.

One of the most important statements made during the debate saw Hillary Clinton coming in front. On a conference call with RNC members, chairman Reince Priebus said the party remains in full coordination with Trump.

According to a brand new Politico/Morning Consult poll, 42% of respondents said Hillary Clinton won Sunday night's presidential debate, while only 28% said Donald Trump did.

Libertarian Gary Johnson was supported by 4 percent of likely voters and Green party candidate Jill Stein received 2 percent of the vote.

According to Reuters, the debate quickly turned into a rancorous discussion of a video that resurfaced from 2005 in which Trump was caught using vulgar language and talking about groping women.

Trump's backers were still not insane about him, but shuddered at the idea of Hillary Clinton as president.

"I think she was very effective", Reynolds said. He urged Trump to "show what is in his heart when he goes before the nation" during Sunday's debate. The candidates rarely answered the questions directly and instead focused on attacking their opponent.

It didn't work. Clinton was relaxed, composed, patient and unruffled. "And she was married", Trump says.

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In the Facebook apology, Trump says, "I've said and done things I regret and the words released today on this more than a decade old video are one of them".

Earlier in the day, Trump encouraged his supporters to "watch other communities because we don't want this election stolen from us". Campaign aides have tried to get him to learn something about health care policy, or the Syrian conflict, or his own tax plan. At least 31 states had similar provisions before the law was enacted. After the exchange, she inched into the undecided camp.

McMahon had voted for the GOP's Mitt Romney in 2012 and backed John Kasich, the center-right governor of OH, in the Republican primary. Once she had the crowd's sympathy, she could have taken jabs at Trump's infidelities and aggression towards women-putting him on the defensive.

"Bernie Sanders said Clinton has very bad judgment, this is an example of it", Trump said. Ms Clinton said there is anxiety among immigrant families who are "scared to death", especially the children, that Donald Trump is going to put together a big deportation force and go door to door, school to school, business to business, home to home. In addition, we saw Hillary Clinton taking responsibility of having used her personal email account, leading to the information leak that appeared. Boyer's planning to vote for Johnson. And again, Clinton's demeanor helped her.

"I'm so disgusted by Trump", said Barb Cahall of Racine.

Fourteen percent said the videotapes should prompt House and Senate Republicans to call on Trump to drop out of the presidential race and 9 percent said those Republicans should drop their endorsements of Trump.

The debate opened with the candidates taking the stage and not shaking one another's hand, a telltale sign of the state of this miserable campaign. Roy Blunt, who is locked in a tight race with Secretary of State Jason Kander.