FOX 7 Discussion: Reaction to the first presidential debate
AUSTIN, Texas - President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden faced off Tuesday night in the first of multiple presidential debates, often interrupting each other while sharing different visions for the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, a vacant Supreme Court seat, and concerns about racial justice and violence in U.S. cities.
Both candidates hoped the 90-minute debate would energize their base, as well as potentially win over undecided voters in the 2020 race.
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Was there a clear winner in the first presidential debate? Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak and Abhi Rahman from Texas Democrats share their reactions.