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Former President Donald Trump is again skipping out on the showdown.
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Trump allies call debate ‘battle for second place’ and a ‘waste of time’ – and urge Republican contenders to ‘get behind’ the former president
Vivek Ramaswamy spoke most and Chris Christie least
Vivek Ramaswamy spent much of the debate attacking Nikki Haley
Chris Christie calls Vivek Ramaswamy the ‘most obnoxious blowhard in America’
Vivek Ramaswamy defends call to give all people in Taiwan an AR-15 to defend against China and open a branch of the NRA
The 2024 GOP candidates each name a former president who inspires them
America can keep China from invading Taiwan by promising there will be ‘hell to pay’ says Nikki Haley
‘We cannot let the United States be like Europe’: Ron DeSantis says continent is ‘committing suicide’ with mass migration and there is more anti-Semitism than when Hitler ruled Germany
Ron DeSantis vows to fire FBI Director Christopher Wray
DeSantis takes a shot at almost ’80-year-old’ Donald Trump and says someone younger should be president – but refuses to say if he’s ‘unfit’
Ramaswamy insists the ‘deep state’ is the ‘real enemy’ – not Trump or Biden
DeSantis blasts ‘burdening’ student loans and says universities should back them, not taxpayers: It’s ‘wrong’ for a truck driver to pay for a student majoring in ‘gender studies’
Nikki and Ron clash on China – and Haley takes a shot at Trump for being weak on the CCP
Chris Christie calls Trump a ‘dictator’ and claims rivals talk about him like ‘Lord Voldemort’ by not attacking him
The stage is set for the fourth Republican presidential debate
Despite Trump playing hooky, GOP voters are watching debates and say they’re important