CBS WASHINGTON — The showdown between President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the first presidential debate Tuesday quickly devolved into interruptions and name-calling as the two candidates went head-to-head on issues including the coronavirus crisis, the economy and the Supreme Court.
Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News sought, with much difficulty, to corral the two presidential hopefuls into discussing their plans to revive the U.S. economy amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and convince the American people why they should be trusted in the Oval Office.READ MORE: Santa Clara Wins NCAA Women's Soccer Championship, Topping FSU In Penalty Kick Shootout
But the debate, the first between Mr. Trump and Biden, spiraled quickly as each traded barbs, with the president attacking the former vice president — and invoking his son Hunter Biden — and Biden attempting to speak directly to viewers.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In San Francisco's Excelsior Identified As 31-Year-Old; Teen Arrested In Case
“You’re the worst president America has ever had,” Biden said of Mr. Trump after one exchange on the president’s federal income taxes.
The debate runs for 90 minutes, broken up into six 15-minute segments, and can be streamed live for free on CBSN.MORE NEWS: Weekend Oakland Sideshow Enforcement Leads to 8 Arrests, 2 Dozen Towed Vehicles
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