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Trump Robbed Biden Of A World-Class Moment In The 1st Debate. Here’s What Went Down

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Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter
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Presidential debates are designed to inform voters about the political opinions and public policy positions of the candidates, but what really stands out in these debates are the moments and soundbites that capture the news cycle and drive the national conversation.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appeared to have had that opportunity during the first presidential debate Tuesday when the subject of his sons Beau and Hunter Biden came up. But President Donald Trump smacked down any plans for Biden to score a world-class moment in the debate. Here’s what went down and why that moment was so important for both men.