President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. Photo: AP President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. Photo: AP
President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. Photo: AP

US election: Trump and Biden attack each other’s record on China in appeal to voters during first debate

  • Presidential campaign event sees more than a dozen references to China, even though American voters do not rate it as an issue
  • CBS poll finds over two-thirds of viewers surveyed were left feeling ‘annoyed’ by performances, while just 17 per cent felt ‘informed’ afterwards

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. Photo: AP President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. Photo: AP
President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. Photo: AP
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