Trump Bludgeons Clinton on Trade; Forces Her to Defend NAFTA

during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.  The first of four debates for the 2016 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by NBC's Lester Holt.
During Monday night’s first presidential debate at Hofstra University, Donald Trump put Hillary Clinton on the defensive over the critical issue of international trade — eventually forcing Clinton to actually defend NAFTA and her husband’s globalist trade policies of the 1990s. At one point, Clinton appeared desperate to move on from the issue of trade, which has been a point of vulnerability for her, declaring, “Let’s not assume that trade is the only challenge we have in the economy.” During the fiery exchange, Trump explained that Clinton has had 30 years to fix the nation’s trade policies: All you have to do is look at Michigan and look at Ohio and look at all of these places where so many of their jobs and their companies are just leaving. They are gone. And Hillary, I’d just ask you this: you’ve been doing this for 30 years, why are you just thinking about these solutions right now? For 30 years you’ve been doing it and now you are just starting to think of solutions… I will bring back jobs. You can’t bring back jobs. Clinton replied, “Well, actually, I have thought about this quite a bit… I think my husband did a
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Presidential Debate: Hillary Clinton Calls For Background Checks To Fix ‘Gun Epidemic’

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During the September 26 presidential debate Hillary Clinton said America has a “gun epidemic” and called for background checks to fix it. She also called for adding the terror watch list to background checks in hopes of keeping guns out of the hands of terrorists. Three observations: First, regarding background checks, Clinton did not mention that we already have them and almost every mass public attacker–and alleged attacker–of recent memory passed one to acquire their weapons. Those include: the UCLA gunman (June 1) the Colorado Springs attacker (October 31, 2015) the Umpqua Community College attacker (October 1, 2015) Alison Parker’s attacker (August 26, 2015) the Lafayette movie theater attacker (July 23, 2015) the Chattanooga attacker (July 16, 2015) the alleged Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal attacker (Jun 17, 2015) the Muhammad Carton Contest attackers (May 3, 2014) the Las Vegas cop killers (June 9, 2015) the Santa Barbara attacker (May 23, 2014) the Fort Hood attacker (April 2, 2014) the Arapahoe High School attacker (December 13, 2013) the D.C. Navy Yard attacker (September 16, 2013) the Aurora movie theater attacker (July 20, 2012) Gabby Giffords’ attacker (January 8, 2011) the Fort Hood attacker (November 5, 2009) the Virginia Tech attacker (April 16,
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FACT CHECK: Clinton Lies About Her Support for TPP

during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.  The first of four debates for the 2016 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by NBC's Lester Holt.
During Monday night’s first presidential debate at Hofstra University, Hillary Clinton misrepresented her longstanding support for the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement to millions of American viewers. During an exchange in which Clinton defended NAFTA and her husband’s trade policies of the 1990s, Trump said: NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere but certainly ever signed in this country and now you want to approve Trans Pacific Partnership. You were totally in favor of it and then you heard how I said how bad it was and if you win, you would approve it and it would be almost as bad as NAFTA. Nothing will ever top that. “That is not accurate,” Clinton said in response. “I was against it [TPP] once it was finally negotiated and the terms were laid out.” Trump interjected: “You called it [TPP] the gold standard. You called it the gold standard of trade deals. You said it was the finest deal you’ve ever seen. You heard what I said about it and you were against it.” Clinton replied: “Donald, I know you live in your own reality, but that is not the facts. The facts are I did say, I hoped it
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Trump: ‘The Best Person’ In Hillary’s Campaign ‘Is Mainstream Media’

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During Monday’s presidential debate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told moderator Lester Holt that “the best person” in Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s campaign “is mainstream media.” Holt asked Trump, [A] lot of these judgment questions. You had supported the war in Iraq before the invasion. What makes your judgement –.” Trump cut in to say he didn’t support the war, and this was a “mainstream media nonsense put out by her, because she frankly, I think the best person in her campaign is mainstream media.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett
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Hillary: ‘Implicit Bias Is a Problem For Everyone,’ ‘Too Many of Us’ ‘Jump to Conclusions About Each Other’

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During Monday’s presidential debate, Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated, “I think implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police. I think, unfortunately, too many of us in our great country jump to conclusions about each other, and therefore, I think we need all of us to be asking hard questions about, why am I feeling this way?” Clinton stated, during one of her responses, “[I]t’s just a fact, that if you’re a young African-American man, and you do the same thing as a young white man, you are more likely to be arrested, charged, convicted and incarcerated. So, we’ve got to address the systemic racism in our criminal justice system.” She was then asked, “Do you believe that police are implicitly biased against black people?” Clinton answered, “I think implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police. I think, unfortunately, too many of us in our great country jump to conclusions about each other, and therefore, I think we need all of us to be asking hard questions about, why am I feeling this way? But when it comes to policing, since it can have, literally, fatal consequences, I have said
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