The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead was a daylong affair on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, which started out with a festive atmosphere as students and volunteers relished a chance to witness history as the first female nominee of a major party squared off against a nominee from the same state. Supporters and critics of both candidates were out in force to make their case in protests on an unusually vehicle-free Hempstead Turnpike. Viewing parties cheered and jeered as they watched Trump and Clinton exchange sharp blows about the other's experience, temperament and plans in a debate lasting about 100 minutes.
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"I'm very happy that I was able to hold back on the indiscretions with respect to Bill Clinton."
From the protesters outside to Bill Clinton and Melania Trump in the audience.
The boxing promoter and billionaire entrepreneur offer opposing views of the presidential candidates.