WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing to confront each other face-to-face in the first presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for the nation’s future.READ MORE: Texas Lawmakers Want To Require Legislative Approval Before Universities Can Switch Athletic Conferences
The high-stakes Monday night showdown is the first of three presidential debates. It comes as both candidates are viewed negatively by large numbers of Americans, with Democrat Clinton facing questions about her trustworthiness and Republican Trump struggling to convince many voters that he has the temperament and policy depth to be president.READ MORE: Parker County Man Accused Of Having Hundreds Of Pornographic Images Of Kids 6 To 12 On His Devices
Interest in the presidential race has been intense, and the campaigns are expecting a record-breaking audience to watch the 90-minute televised debate at New York’s Hofstra University.
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