Top 9 presidential primary debate moments in the history of the United States

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The first democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential election are here with us.

The primary debate stage may require a candidate to lead the political home to you, to the attention of the American voters. Some of the outstanding moments of debate can be humorous, controversial or even embarrassing for the candidate.


As the road heated up to 2020, here are some of the most memorable moments from the past, Biden primary debate – including Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, the Clintons and Joe.

Ronald Reagan ‘ s mic drop

Then-California Gov. Ronald Reagan his own campaign money for the financing of the 1980 Republican primary debate in New Hampshire, after the Federal Election Committee decided that a newspaper-sponsored debate by the Nashua Telegraph, not according to the choice of procedure.

When the moderator asked that Reagan’s microphone be turned off, because the former actor is trying to get fired to an introductory statement, Reagan-up.

“Is that?” he said, standing up and tapping on the microphone.

“Mr Green, you asked me if you would … I’m paying for this microphone, Mr. Green!” a furious Reagan said. The crowd broke into sustained applause at the remark.

Obama says Clinton is likeable enough

In the 2008 Democratic primaries, Hillary Clinton was asked what she would say to voters that then-Senator Barack Obama as more “likeable.”

A humorous Clinton agreed that Obama was “very personable.” As she tried to respond, Obama interjected, “You’re likeable enough, Hillary,” perusal of giggling from the audience.

Rick Perry’s “Oops”

During a Republican primary for the 2012 nomination, then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the designation of which three agencies he would eliminate was. He called the first two, education and chambers of Commerce to remind, before stumbling in the third.

He jokingly referred to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) called at the suggestion of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, while the audience, and Perry himself, broke out in peals of laughter. When asked if he actually said about the EPA, Perry no and tried to change the names of the three agencies, but it’s just empty came.

“I can’t … The third I can’t. Sorry. Oops,” he said.

Walter Mondale to Gary Hart: “Where’s the beef?”

When then-Colorado Sen. Gary pounded Hard during a 1984 Democratic primary debate, he had a lot of new ideas, the Walter Mondale refuted his statement with a famous line from a Wendy’s commercial.

“When I hear your new ideas I’m reminded of that ad, ‘Where’s the beef?'” Mondale said.

The slogan comes from the fast-food chain advertisement in which an elderly woman repeatedly asked about their hamburger filling.

Bernie Sanders says nobody cares about Hillary Clinton’s E-Mails

During the 2016 primaries by Bernie Sanders, sen, I-Vt., took me a moment to “say something that can not be” – policy and focused on the much-discussed Hillary Clinton’s E-Mails were erased from a private server, and potentially placed classified information, the government is in danger.

Sanders turned to Clinton and said: “The Americans are sick and tired of hearing about your E-Mails, damn it!” Then he called on the media “to talk about the real issues for America.”

As the amount Sanders cheered, Clinton thanked the senator and the two shook hands.

Newt Gingrich blames CNN for questions about ex-wife

Newt Gingrich bangers 2012 Republican primary in South Carolina, as a moderator and CNN news anchor John King asked the former speaker of the house of representatives to address, a recent report claimed, asked Gingrich, his ex-wife for an “open marriage.”

When the king asked, if he answered some of the time, to answer the question, an angry Gingrich: “no, but I will,” in the cheers and applause from the audience.

“The destructive, vicious, negative nature of much of the media makes it harder to govern this country, to lure harder for decent people to run for public office, and I am appalled that you would begin a presidential debate on a topic like,” he replied.

Gingrich won the primary vote in South Carolina, but ultimately, the nomination will be lost.

Bill Clinton and Jerry Brown heated about Hillary Clinton

1992 primaries debate in Illinois saw then-Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton trade blows with his California counterpart, then-Gov. Jerry Brown, about Hillary Clinton.

Brown claims that the Arkansas law firm, Hillary Clinton was a part, was the business with the state, called the situation a “conflict of interest” and “corruption” and “scandal of major proportion.”

“He is funneling money to his wife’s law firm for state-owned companies,” Brown claimed, citing a front-page article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Clinton shot back, saying: “you should be ashamed of yourself for jumping on my wife. You’re not worth it, on the same platform as my wife. I never have money funneled to my wife in the firm. Never.”

Donald Trump vs. Jeb Bush

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, Scion of the Bush dynasty, had a heated exchange of words on the primary debate stage in Las Vegas, as they fought for the GOP 2016 presidential nomination.

Trump, refers to survey results, said: “Well, I’m at 42 [percent] and you’re at 3 [percent]. So far I’m still better.”

“It doesn’t matter,” Jeb said.

“So far I’m doing better,” Trump said. “You know, you started over here (in the vicinity of the center of the debate stage), you are moving over more and more. Pretty soon you’ll be gone at the end.”

Joe Biden plagiarism bungle

The former Vice President Joe Biden first ran for President in the 1988 election. After a Democratic primary debate at the Iowa State Fair, it was reported that the then-Delaware senator from the Text of a speech by Neil Kinnock, the British Labour y leader.

The incident was recorded on video and circulated side-by-side with a commercial of Kinnock.

The consequences of not properly sourcing his speech on the debate, which effectively ended his campaign.

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