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Check Back Here For Live Updates Of The CNN Republican Debate

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Trump says vaccines should be administered over longer periods of time and that less are needed…

Carly says she lost a child to drug addiction, says pot today “isn’t what Jeb Bush was smoking 40 years ago.”

Rand and Christie spar over marijuana, Paul says Chrsitie doesn’t believe in 10th Amendment after he backs federal arrests over pot in places like Washington and Colorado…

Jeb admits high school pot use, gets laughs saying his Mom didn’t like he just admitted it…References New Hampshire’s recent drug problems…Rand targets Bush’s opposition to medical marijuana, says it hurts children trying to save themselves with experimental treatments…

Rand asked about Christie saying he will enforce federal pot laws in Washington and Colorado…says poor kids are jailed for ti while rich kids are not, “we say we like the 10th amendment until we start talking about this” says drug war has damaged America, says federal government shouldn’t override the states….

Cruz says Supreme Court Justice John Roberts is a failure…Jeb Bush says he publicly supported him and is rewriting history…Cruz says his past support was a mistake and he regrets it.

Rand: “There will always be a Bush or Clinton administration if your want to go back to Iraq.”

Carson says he’d vote against Iraq War as foreign policy discussion ensues…

Bush: we don’t need to be world’s police but we do need to lead…

Trump says Bush’s brother George gave us Obama after a horrible last 3 months, Jeb Bush says GWB kept America safe…Trump says “I don’t feel so safe right now”

Trump says he is normally a very militaryistic person but is the only one on stage who fought against Iraq War…

Rubio says next President better understand the need to keep America safe, says Obama is more friendly with Iran than Israel… Says President must lead on “day one.” Encourages media to ask Trump and others about foreign policy issues… Trump says Rubio has the worst voting record in the Senate… Rubio says DC establishment is out of touch and nothing is being done, says he is leaving the Senate to help America at the executive level…

Trump asked about Rubio comment saying he was “concerned” about Trump’s lack of knowledge about some of American enemies, Trump says it was a list of Arab names not many would know…

Carly: blasts Christie, says Trump and I were right to defend our records and Hillary will have to do the same…Christie says he’ll prosecute Hillary when they debate…

Rand: end the payroll tax to give workers more of the money they have earned….

Trump says he will release his tax plan in 2 weeks “hedge fund guys won’t like me, I know them all…”

Christie interrupts and says no one cares about Trump and Carly’s business records…(Does he know what a debate is for?!)

Carly responds to Trump charge she “ran HP into the ground,” says she brought HP from lagging to leading, says her firing was from a former enemy who now endorses her, says Steve Jobs called her on the day of firing and encouraged her… Trump says she was a failure. Carly responds talking about Trump financial issues with his casinos. “i knew when to get out of Atlantic City, my timing was great.”

Rand: “hate to say it but Donald Trump has a bit of a point” on need to end birthright citizenship…Original author said on the Senate floor it only applied to slaves…

Trump: “a woman 9 months pregnant walks across the border then we have to pay for 85 years? I don’t think so.” Not just coming from Mexico, also Asia and other places…

Cruz says he likes that Trump has forced mainstream media to talk about illegal immigration…

Rubio gives great answer on why he speaks Spanish sometimes, invokes personal story, says he wants to reach people at their level to advance free enterprise and conservative values…

Trump: Jeb Bush’s wife is a “lovely woman” after Bush says he went too far by talking about her…Trump blasts Bush’s “act of love” statement on illegals, says he’s weak on immigration and supports Common Core…Says Bush wrong to speak Spanish in America, “This is a country where we speak English not Spanish.”

Carson: Recognize we have an incredible problem at the border, says fences are cheap, Tapper presses for statement on Trump and deportation-Carson says if anyone knows how to deport 11 million people I would be willing to listen

Tapper shifts to immigration, wants Trump to give specs: Trump says he will build a wall, first day he is Prez gangs in places like Chicago will be gone…Trump says we have a country of laws, illegals will all be deported and non criminal ones can come back, says mass deportation can be done and with heart.

Carly says Trump heard clearly what Jeb said on women’s health and she heard what he said about her face. Fiorina received significant applause. Trump responds “i think you are a beautiful woman with a beautiful face.” It’s gettin’ hot in Cali tonight!

Trump: “I will take care of women,” in response to Jeb’s women’s health comment, blasts Iran as wellas Kim Jong Un and says bad things could happen in North Korea…

Carly just went ham on the Planned Parenthood issue, gets the biggest applause of the night so far for blasting Washington Republicans for not stepping up and fighting…

Kasich: we need to be careful about shutting the government down, wants Planned Parenthood defunded but “ways to do it” without a shutdown

Bush pressed on the Kim Davis issue, says their should be changes in the law to exempt people like her…

Huckabee says he’ll fight for the rights of Kim Davis…”i thought everyone here passed 9th grade civics…” says that courts can’t make law, warns of judicial tyranny Jefferson spoke of. Says we accommodated Gitmo detainees who killed Americans, we can’t make an accommodation for an elected Democrat clerk from Rowan County, Kentucky?

Cruz: Obama is violating the law by not handing over all documents related to Iran deal…

Kasich demands to be heard, says no one is trusting Iran, says he’d do everything in his power as President to stop them if they break agreement, need to find unity with our allies…

Cruz: if you vote for Hillary you are voting for Iran to have a nuke…

Paul: sometimes both sides in a civil war are evil and intervention is a bad strategy…

Trump says Senators on stage are partially responsible for Syrian refugee crisis…Rubio disagrees.

Bush: says tearing up Iran agreement isn’t a real strategy…

Rand: Carly said she wouldn’t talk to Putin…”imagine if Reagan said that?” Willing to look at agreement but will vote against, says we need to be engaged around the world, hints some opponents advocate isolationist policies…

Walker: i’d love to play cards with Obama because he always folds…

Cruz says a nuclear Iran is America’s biggest threat, Iran deal will send $100 billion and will make America the largest funder of Islamic terror…”i’ll rip to shreads” the Iran deal…

Kasich: if Iran cheats or funds terror groups, we back out of deal but America can’t go alone…

Rubio: Putin exploiting poor US foreign policy and Obama is allowing it… Fiorina says she would not talk to Putin…Says he won’t stop unless he sees U.S. strength, says we should give Egypt and Jordan weapons…

Trump: Putin has no respect for Obama, says he’d get along with a lot of world leaders while they take advantage of us economically…”I’ll get along with Putin”

Carson: pundits forget it’s the people who are in charge…

>>>Christie asked about a criticism from Dr. Ben Carson, says he must have been talking about someone else… Says Americans want someone who believes in them and he will be the vessel that does that…

Carson: politicians do things that advance their political goals, concerned about fiscal irresponsibility, lack of global leadership, divisive political culture… doesn’t want to name person he had criticized…

>>>Scott Walker: “we don’t need an Apprentice” as President, Trump blasts Walker losing 2.2 billion in Wisconsin, Walker brings up Trump’s bankruptcy issues, Trump says he never went bankrupt…Says facts on Walker’s record have led to his downfall in Iowa…

Walker: just because Trump says it doesn’t make it true… Kasich interjects, says he’d turn the debate off if he was watching because issues aren’t being discussed…

>>>Fiorina asked if Trump as President would be dangerous: “I think Mr. Trump is a wonderful entertainer…” Won’t answer question regarding Trump’s fitness to have nuke codes…

Trump says Rand Paul shouldn’t be on stage, also says he’s more than an entertainer he is a businessman and that is what is needed to make America great and respected…

Paul accuses Trump of changing the subject of Trump’s fitness, says Trump is entertaining but he’s concerned about Trump possessing nuke codes.

Trump asked about qualifications, says virtually everything he’s done has been a sucess, calls Pataki a failure who couldn’t be elected dog catcher. (Pataki had said Trump ruined Atlantic City)

>>>Candidate introductions have started:

Rand Paul first up, says we need to remember the Constitution restrains government, not the people.

Huckabee compares Trump to Mr. T, calls the GOP field “The A Team”

Rubio jokes about his water incident in his intro…

Cruz: “If we stand together, we can bring America back.”

Carson welcomes Carly Fiorina to the stage…

Trump talking about the billions he’s made, says we need to make America rich, take care of Vets, get rid of Obamacare, and have a great life together…

Bush says he’s a “conservative reformer.”

Walker compares himself to Reagan, says we need to be big and bold…

Carly: my story from a secretary to CEO only possible in America, country being crushed and political class won’t do anything…

Kasich talks about flying with Reagan on Air Force One, learned a lot from him and wants to unify the country and give people hope.

Chrisite asks audience to raise hand if they think today’s children will have a better life… no one raises a hand…

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