Hillary Clinton Campaign Press Release - Trump Wasn't at the Latest Republican Debate—but His Ideas Certainly Were
Five times Donald Trump made an appearance at a debate he didn't even attend.
Something interesting is happening in the Republican presidential race: The closer we get to the Iowa caucus and the first primaries of this election, the harder it's becoming to tell the Republican field apart—because they're all sounding more and more like Donald Trump.
Case in point? Trump didn't have even have to attend the latest Republican presidential debate for his ideas to be center stage.
Some Republican candidates' plans to keep America safe from terrorism came straight from Trump's playbook: Keep Muslims out.
Planned Parenthood? Fuhgeddaboudit.
Trump wasn't the only one missing from the debate stage—so was anyone who would protect President Obama's executive actions to keep immigrant families together.
And Trump didn't even have to be there to win the night.
The Iowa caucus is just days away—don't let this happen:
Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton Campaign Press Release - Trump Wasn't at the Latest Republican Debate—but His Ideas Certainly Were Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/317283