First GOP Debate: Who Emerged and Who Tumbled

The Harbinger

Lessenitt Campos

The first Republican primary debate was a heated exchange between politicians, with some falling to the heat from the night. The prime-time event proved to be a success story for some candidates and bad press for others.

For Donald Trump, who dominated social media during the event, was sharply criticized in the days following the debate. Trump was controversial since the beginning, refusing to pledge the oath and agree to not run as a third-party candidate should he/she lose the Republican nomination.

Trump continued to dominate social media, when Megyn Kelly, a Fox news anchor, asked him about his sexist comments towards women, calling them “fat pigs,” “dogs,” “slobs,” and “disgusting animals.”

Despite the negative attention, Trump dominated the discussion, speaking for a total of 10 minutes and 30 seconds. The moderators and even other candidates centered their responses on a lot of his comments.

“If it weren’t…

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