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Trump Renews Unfounded Claim on Debate Mic

Trump Renews Unfounded Claim on Debate Mic

President Donald Trump wrongly claimed the Commission on Presidential Debates was “forced to publicly apologize for modulating” his microphone in the first 2016 general election debate.

Trump’s Misguided Debate Bias Claim

Trump’s Misguided Debate Bias Claim

Donald Trump wrongly labeled the debates “rigged” because the Commission on Presidential Debates’ “head guy used to work for Bill Clinton.”