On the ABC News app? Click HERE to watch this interactive video. Interested in 2020 Elections? Add 2020 Elections as an interest to stay up to date on the latest 2020 Elections news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 2020 Elections Add Interest Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled in an intense series of exchanges tonight during 2016’s first general-election presidential debate, moderated by NBC’s Lester Holt. The candidates made charges about each other’s records while defending their own careers and policy proposals. But were they always telling the truth? How often did Trump and Clinton spin facts to fit their arguments? ABC News fact-checked some of the most noteworthy claims made in the debate: Best Lines of the First Presidential Debate To Fact-Check or Not: Campaigns Disagree on the Role of Debate Moderator Fact-check No. 1: Trump claims he did not say global warming is hoax perpetrated by the Chinese Clinton: “Because we will be making investments where we can grow the economy. Take clean energy. Some country is going to be the clean energy superpower of the 21st century. Donald thinks that climate change is a hoax, perpetrated by the Chinese. I think it’s real.” Trump: “I did… Read full this story
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