On Saturday Night, February 13th, 2016 the Republicans gathered for their ninth debate of the 2016 presidential primary season. The Republican field was winnowed down to just six: John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson. The debate was aired on CBS and hosted by CBS News. In case you missed it here is the complete debate and highlights are below.
Republican Debate Part 1: Replacing Scalia, National Security
Republican Debate Part 2: Healthcare, Social Security
Republican Debate Part 3: Immigration
Republican Debate Part 4: Abortion, Economy
Republican Debate Part 5: Closing Statements
Jeb Goes Mano-a-Mano with Trump; Trump Booed at Debate
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush elaborates on his top three priorities if elected, his Mideast policies and jabs back at Donald Trump for his repeated attacks on his brother, father and mother and Trump is booed by the audience who Trump accuses of being part of special interests. Trump also called the Iraq war a mistake based on lies and that former George W. Bush should have been impeached for that which didn’t go down well with the audience.
Trump Pledges to Cut Back on Use of Profanity
Rubio Gets Personal in Fight with Cruz: You Don’t Speak Spanish
Trump Blows Up at Cruz ‘You Are the Single Biggest Liar!’ at CBS GOP Debate
Gov. Kasich defends Medicaid expansion