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Did Donald Trump Make The Right Choice by Skipping Last Night's Debate?

The jury's out as to whether Republican front runner Donald Trump made a mistake by skipping Thursday's GOP debate, according to two experts.

The jury's out as to whether Republican front runner Donald Trump made a mistake by skipping Thursday's GOP debate, according to two experts. Julie Chariell, Director of Government Research for Bloomberg Intelligence, said Trump may have helped his campaign by not showing up, because in her view, the other leading candidates in the race didn't have a good night. Avik Roy said some viewers polled after the debate said it reflected poorly on Trump that he wasn't there. Roy said the upcoming contests in Iowa and New Hampshire should help clarify the field, and he expects some candidates will end their campaigns after that. Both Roy and Chariell were disappointed that the debate moderators continue to question the candidates about issues that have been discussed before, namely immigration and terrorism.

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