‘Punch, pivot and be appealing’: Expert’s guide for candidates in Trump-less debate

'Punch, pivot and be appealing': Expert's guide for candidates in Trump-less debate

Donald Trump is the front-runner in the Republican presidential primary. And with a healthy lead in the polls, he’s skipping the first Republican presidential debate on Wednesday.

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​Donald Trump is the front-runner in the Republican presidential primary. And with a healthy lead in the polls, he’s skipping the first Republican presidential debate on Wednesday.