An Election 2016 News Update: GOP Debate Highlights

Money Morning Contributor

The final Election 2016 GOP debate of the year aired on Tuesday, Dec. 15, on CNN. Its theme was national security – the biggest issue right now for American voters in the 2016 presidential election.

A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Monday found that 40% of Americans think national security and terrorism should be the government’s top priority. More than 60% of those polled listed it in their top two spots.

Candidates came well-prepared on the issue. Despite the typical tense exchanges, the presidential hopefuls showed voters more insight into their platforms and how they hold up under pressure.

If you missed the entire three-hour event, we’ve got you covered. Get your quick GOP debate recap in the following video, from Money Morning Associate Editor Cameron Saucier:

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