The Democratic Debate: Watch the Highlights From the First Half

  • Published on Oct 16, 2019
  • Twelve Democratic presidential candidates are on stage for this month’s debate in Westerville, Ohio. Here are the key moments from the first half of the evening.
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  • Eric O!
    Eric O! 21 hour ago

    All these people on stage and asking questions have a few things in common.
    1 - They ALL have Trump Derangement Syndrome.
    2 - They will all be BIG LOSERS next November.
    The only candidate that I can look at for longer than a few seconds without wanting to hurl my last meal is Tulsi Gabbard.
    She is the closest thing to the Center and unlike most candidates from the left, she is easy on the eyes .

  • Shaddy Williams
    Shaddy Williams 23 hours ago

    They dont want equality in this country. thats why the media ignores Yang. the real question is, who is controlling the media?

  • dnice
    dnice Day ago

    Hunter used cocaine, got a job using nepotism and still daddy says "I am proud of my son"..............that is sweet for the kitchen table around other family members however it rings a bit hallow on this venue!

  • ilmas ashraf
    ilmas ashraf Day ago

    Kamala harris a smooth liar where is yang these fake politicians

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  • jay dowd
    jay dowd Day ago

    Hunter was the bag man for Biden crime family

  • gelmann
    gelmann Day ago

    wow. Biden said this is about Trump's corruption. Really? Hunter Biden on the board of Burmisa is Trump's corruption? He's projecting again ! “New documents have been revealed, exposing just exactly how much money has been transferred from a Ukrainian gas company Burmisa , to a slush fund operated by former Secretary of State John Kerry, John Kerry Jr., John Kerry's Nephew and none other than Hunter Biden. The report alleges that 46 payments were transferred to Hunter Biden’s company from November 2014 to November 2015. There were 38 payments for $83,333 totaling more than $3.1 million. “Leaked documents from the Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s office indicate complex money transfers from foreign sources into the control of a ‘slush fund’ owned and operated by Devon Archer, John Kerry Senior, John Kerry Junior, Heinz Jr, and Hunter Biden. A corrupt foreign gas company solicited high profile US persons affiliated with government to illegally influence official US Foreign Policy, & pressure the Ukrainian government to shut down its corruption investigation. Further more, it has been determined that after significant payments were made to the firm partly owned by Hunter

  • Kanley West
    Kanley West Day ago

    U.S sucks, move to Canada.

  • Skip Booth
    Skip Booth Day ago

    So these are the clowns the Dems have to vote for To run against President Trump. Is that the best you got! Trump 2020.

  • Robert Wilson
    Robert Wilson Day ago


  • Ryan JBob
    Ryan JBob Day ago

    if you prefer trump to any of contenders then vote. Our President is so busy every day making it possible for our economy to thrive. If I can only vote against what these contenders want then I'm there. No way will I be lazy and not vote for my future freedoms. Im going to vote.....that's it.

  • scotty robot
    scotty robot Day ago

    I'm proud of the corrupt money we made up to the point I had to keep my son from going to prison

  • Jimo
    Jimo Day ago

    CNN - "Did your son Hunter pocket $350M from Ukraine or not?"
    Biden - "Orange man bad!!!"

  • The One
    The One Day ago +1

    We welcome you to the Demosocialist party. All we ask.. is that you kneel.

  • blue catsong
    blue catsong 2 days ago

    May I ask you guys why is it so wrong for people whose income exceeds over 250, pay higher taxes for the good of the country and all its people? why? I think every family ought to pay 5-10% of their net income for universal health care. Why do you think that is wrong???? the opposite only helps insurance companies who are , for all intense and purpose deceiving the underprivileged….right now the American free market system only benefits rich. The rich are rich because of the suffering of the less fortunate that their return of investment gained through the toils and hard work of less fortunate.

    • Jimo
      Jimo Day ago

      Universal helathcare means those who work hard, take care of themselves, and don't practice risky behavior have to contribute to the healthcare of the lazy, obese, drug addicts that cost many times more to treat.

  • SassyFras40 **
    SassyFras40 ** 3 days ago

    Everyone of them is a HOT MESS!

  • Louis Rein
    Louis Rein 3 days ago

    The democrats are political parasites!!!! The country would be better off without them!!!!!

  • Shane O Mac
    Shane O Mac 3 days ago

    Not from USA. I can tell you though, if you don't elect Yang or Tulsi, then you're f*cked.

  • AZsportshut
    AZsportshut 8 days ago +1

    Who was the guy who said “Anderson this is wrong?” Biden is clearly guilty

  • Red Door
    Red Door 10 days ago +1

    Only Bernie Sanders is decent. Elizabeth Warren would be a disaster. But Biden? How could anyone vote for him? The great deflector. His son was appointed on the Burisma board ONLY because his father was Vice President. PERIOD.
    Corrupt! End of story.

  • Dave's Trades
    Dave's Trades 10 days ago +1

    Ha Trump is going to win in a landslide...

  • Bob Clark
    Bob Clark 10 days ago

    Tom steyer,wow what load of poop!

  • Fan Shu
    Fan Shu 11 days ago

    So everybody covered except Andrew Yang??? And look at the comment section here....NYT did a lame job!


    And you wonder why you're not president like Trump because you're not equipped or suited don't accuse trump of something unless it really is a crime worth punishing

  • Kalvin nunya
    Kalvin nunya 11 days ago

    Dem's always accuse others of what they are doing ! The same as bad evangelist.

  • Doug Davis
    Doug Davis 12 days ago

    yeah where is Yang, he had the best answers. The new york times typically towing the DNC line.

  • Shubham Ganguly
    Shubham Ganguly 13 days ago


  • Ryan Nyeholt
    Ryan Nyeholt 14 days ago

    How can people take them seriously. Also I don’t support yang but he wasn’t shown at all? Completely biased.

  • Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU
    Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU 14 days ago

    And It is unsure that Biden can coming to the US Parlament. Sure all Country in a Crisis that is true.

  • Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU
    Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU 14 days ago

    I see a Big Problem with Trump but no with the Son from Trump.

  • Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU
    Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU 14 days ago

    Dear New York Times it Make me no happy when Donald Duck alias Trump is in the Withe House this is my Statement. It is time for impeachment by the right Time by Next Error by Trump. Trump is out my Side a high Risk for the Black state and the Democratic from US and all Country. More Days when Trump is in Game I mean omg He is In Politics.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 14 days ago

      at least learn to speak english if you are going to complain about Trump

  • Chris W
    Chris W 17 days ago +1

    TRUMP 2020 !!

  • Rodney Estes
    Rodney Estes 18 days ago

  • SouthBayJay
    SouthBayJay 19 days ago

    I love how they’d rather show clips of everyone saying “trump bad” than Andrew Yang’s actual solutions to problems

  • Will Sync
    Will Sync 20 days ago

    Please list the crimes Trump has committed. Thanks. FYI Trump donates his (400,000) salary to charity and get paid 1 dollar.

  • supjack
    supjack 20 days ago

    Yang needed to be shown more, this is ridiculous and your bias is being shown yet again.

  • Jacob Boe
    Jacob Boe 20 days ago

    To the Yang Gang, or anyone else who is complaining about not seeing Yang, I believe we are all united against Trump, so do we really want him, out of these TWELVE candidates? He doesn't have any political or military experience. How is he qualified to run this country? The only president in our nation's entire history who didn't have that kind of experience is Trump. Do we really want that again?

    • Jacob Boe
      Jacob Boe 12 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne I'd disagree.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 13 days ago

      @Jacob Boe "political" experience isnt needed to become President. Actual real world, executive experience is way more important.

    • Jacob Boe
      Jacob Boe 13 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne Trump has experience, yes, but not POLITICAL experience. And you dont need political experience to be a politician, but to be president I think you should.

  • trumpis acreepoid
    trumpis acreepoid 21 day ago

    They're all still cooler than Trump. So..

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 13 days ago

      @trumpis acreepoid Ill take the mormon tabernacle at an inauguration over Beyonce any day. What is your definition of suitable? A guy who knocked on doors for a living before becoming President?

    • trumpis acreepoid
      trumpis acreepoid 13 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne Dude. By cool, I mean HALFWAY SUITABLE FOR OFFICE.
      And, also, Trump is lower than a nerd. He doesn't read or appreciate good music. He got the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to play his inauguration, for Christsakes!! How much lamer can you get??

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 14 days ago

      if "cool" is all you are voting for, then you shouldnt vote...Trump is way cooler btw...these are all nerdy socialists

  • N
    N 21 day ago

    Wow Trump's making you jokers look really pathetic and inept with this vote....just thought I'd give you my two cents because that's what your party is worth.

  • Mason Botten
    Mason Botten 21 day ago

    Beto looks like President Walker from house of cards 😂😂

  • Roscoe Brown
    Roscoe Brown 22 days ago

    This debate was a disaster 4 dems They need some one fresh ! All of these candidates carry baggage

  • Abel Abebe
    Abel Abebe 22 days ago

    "When you silence a man, you aren't proving him a liar, you show that you fear what he might say"

  • Peyton Carroll
    Peyton Carroll 22 days ago

    let me summarize every democrat idea:

    We are gonna give free things to everyone. We will pay for it my taxing the rich

  • Malia Colon
    Malia Colon 22 days ago +1

    The Biggest Satanic Cult in America 🇺🇸

  • name
    name 23 days ago

    Steyer: I love everyone here. Great.

  • Jesus Is The Plan There is No Plan B

    President Trump will go down as one of the greatest presidents of all time battling the corrupt media the corrupt social media the corrupt news networks the corrupt politicians as you can see by these videos he is simply trying to be honest and protect our freedoms remember Jesus is the plan there is no Plan B

  • Conde Bulua
    Conde Bulua 24 days ago +1

    The Democratic Party is officially defunct, in my mind. Their sad behaviour and worst track record, now shame them incessantly.
    How very sad. I feel splendid disdain and utmost contempt for the Democratic Party today. Even though, I am still a registered Dem.
    Mental stuff.
    Democragic Party is now done.
    Trump till 2024.

    MICHAEL DAVIS 24 days ago +1

    The women here act too emotional. Their voices are trembly. Do they sound like thy could give orders for war? No! That's one of the reasons a women should Never be president. Women Wo-men, Woman, Wo-man. They were made from man in the Bible by a man's rib. Adam. The woman was deceived first and sinned first and God decided to make man the head of the family and the woman will submit to the man. God said it's shameful for a woman to speak in the church, therefore it would be wrong for a woman to be President for the same reason. I didn't come up with this, God did; Let your women keep silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak; but they are to be submissive, as the law also says and if they want to learn something, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is shameful for women to speak in church, New King James Version: 1 Corinthians 14:35:

  • 3
    3 24 days ago

    Andrew Yang is Nintendo
    Tulsi Gabbard is CD Projekt
    Bernie Sanders is Ubisoft
    Joe Biden is Sony
    Elizabeth Warren is Microsoft
    Pete Buttigieg is Sega
    Kamala Harris is Todd Howard Land (aka Bethesda)
    Cory Booker is also Todd Howard Land
    Beto O'Rourke is Activision...

    and Harris, Booker, and O'Rourke combined make EA

  • El Mac
    El Mac 24 days ago +1

    #trump2020 #blexit #maga #kag #walkaway

  • joe
    joe 24 days ago


  • Dee Smith
    Dee Smith 24 days ago

    Albert Pike Morals and Dogma- race war and an eventual civil war.
    It’s all in the cards. Illuminati cards.
    Bring on the impeachment and watch this war break out.
    Be careful for what you wish for democrat filth!

  • Kevin Holliday
    Kevin Holliday 24 days ago

    Yang is the only one up there who isn’t a puppet. But no one here has a chance against Trump.

  • Steve Carter
    Steve Carter 25 days ago

    This is pitiful

  • Big Al
    Big Al 25 days ago

    End American supremacy over the rest of the world! Vote Bernie 2020!

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 13 days ago

      @Big Al You are a communist because you are brainwashed and ignorant of history and all the suffering that garbage failed ideology has caused. Take a high school level history class you sad indoctrinated fool. Its not the job of the united states to take care of the world with our taxpayer money. You want to create a "united world" with shared misery, oppression and famine...that is what communism has always led to historically. Read a book.

    • Big Al
      Big Al 14 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne No one is trying to "destroy America". I am a Communist because I want to end the concept of class, and give political power back to the prolatarian. People who are not American have just as much a right to live as Americans do. Taking care of all the world's people is called globalism. Communism seeks to create a united world.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 14 days ago

      so destroy america so other countries can get a leg wonder you support the commie flea bag, Bernie

  • God entered Bob Hickman's body, as a Ghost-body

    God entered into my body, like a body, same size, and forced me to vote

  • Rachel Moore
    Rachel Moore 26 days ago

    So fake, that they still believe it self. There fooling them selfs. Its a disgrace but got me LOL anyway🤭 seeing them doing there best hoping we believe them..
    And taking money from the rich is also racism then.🤔 Because most people are goddam lazy and dont want to go the extra mile. So smarter people working harder and thus making more money get punisht and have to pay to the lazy people, or should i say the beggers??

  • Johny Applehead
    Johny Applehead 27 days ago

    The democratic debate is a debate between losers to decide who is to be the biggest loser this time.