GOP Debate Recap: Trump Talks the Most, Immigration the Top Issue

Friday, February 26, 2016

 

The Texas GOP debate was a brawl last night as Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, for the first time, teamed up and hammered front runner Donald Trump for the vast majority of the  two-hour debate. Who spoke the most? Doanld Trump by a huge margin - three times as much as Ben Carson.

The most discussed issue - immigration.

 

 

 

Related Slideshow: Trump in Worcester

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Trump fans like this young supporter made signs of their own to show their support for the Donald. They could be seen dotting the line waiting to enter the DCU Center.

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For Trump fans that left their gear at home, there was nothing to fear. Vendors took advantage of the passionate crowd, lining up near the entrances and selling buttons, hats and t-shirts like this one.

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Star-spangled gear could be seen often outside and inside of the DCU Center. This Trump supporter really worse his love for the Donald on his sleeve.

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It wasn't all good cheer for Donald Trump. Protestors lined the streets near the entrance of the DCU Center, and could be hear chanting various anti-Trump sentiments.

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This young man's pants left no doubt. He is a big fan of two things—Donald Trump, and the United States of America.

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These four Trump fans wore their support proudly on their chest, and they weren't the only ones. Many fans could be seen sporting Trump hats, shirts, buttons and more as they filed into the DCU Center.

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These two said they were proud to support Donald Trump in his bid for the Presidency.

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You could call this protestor a "one-issue voter." He mixed calls for the return of his favorite discontinued soft drink in with chants criticizing Trump's immigration stance.

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For these Trump fans, it was a family affair. The whole bunch turned out to support their favorite candidate.

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The cold weather didn't bother this Trump fan. He said he decided to purchase a Donald Trump-branded jacket or sweatshirt inside the DCU Center.

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These two Trump fans were "red"-y to see their hero in action!

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These clever protestors turned Donald Trump's famous catchphrase around on him. 

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There were plenty of young fans on hand for Donald Trump's speech in Worcester. These two made their feelings on Trump, and his immigration stance, very clear.

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Trump had the chance to see him name up in lights on the DCU Center jumbo-screen. It must have been quite the thrill!

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Donald Trump made his entrance at roughly 7:30 PM to nearly deafening applause. He paused for a moment to soak it all in.

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Trump walked confidently to the podium after being introduced as the large crowd cheer and chanted his name.

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Trump fans inside were loud, and cheered the Donald often. They also made sure to snap their own photos of their favorite candidate while they had the chance.

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Trump fans in Massachusetts came from near and far to get a glimpse of Donald Trump live and in person.

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Standing room only—the DCU Center was nearly filled with supporters who got on their feet early and stayed there for most of Trump's hour-long speech.

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Even inside the DCU Center, Trump could not escape the protestors. These unhappy attendees attracted a lot of attention, but were whisked out of the arena by security after only a few seconds.

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Trump said time and time again to the crowd gathered in Worcester that he would "make America great again" through smart immigration and trade policies.

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Trump said he was glad to be in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and pleased fans by talking about the greatness of hometown hero Tom Brady.

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Trump was all smiles when one of his jokes drew big laughs from the crowd of supporters.

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Trump supporters chanted his famous slogan, "make America great again," before, during and after his speech at the DCU Center.

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When Donald Trump finally finished his speech, he drew the loudest applause of the night. Fans waved signs, chanted his name and tried desperately to snap one last photo of their departing hero.

 
 

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