The Munk Debate on the U.S. Election

Debate Summary

The result of last the September 30, 2016 debate was a narrow victory by Trump’s defenders at the debate, Newt Gingrich and Laura Ingraham, over their Democratically minded opponents Robert Reich and Jennifer Granholm.

The three thousand audience members attending the debate were polled at its start as to whether they agreed or disagreed with resolution be it resolved Donald Trump can make America great again. Initially, only 14% of attendees agreed with the debate motion.

After an hour and a half of heated on-stage debate, the audience voted again on the resolution. This time 20% were in favor of the motion – a shift of 6%.

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