Democrat Joe Biden told a raging President Donald Trump to “shut up” in a chaotic opening debate that turned into a shouting match, weeks ahead of the tensest US election in recent memory.
The debate in Cleveland, Ohio, was as bad-tempered as had been feared, with Trump leading the way in yelling over his challenger and moderator Chris Wallace alike.
There was no handshake as the two men took the stage and while this was due to Covid-19 restrictions, the absence of the traditional greeting symbolized divisions through the country in the final countdown to November 3.
He got personal, seeking to rile the former vice president by accusing one of his sons of corruption, and telling Biden that “there’s nothing smart” about him.
Biden, launched attack on Trump on the billionaire President calling him a “Liar,” a “racist” and a “clown”
Aaron Kall, a presidential debate specialist said this will go down as one of the worst debates in history.