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First Presidential debate: Full coverage and fact checks
It was the first time the two candidates faced off on the debate stage after months of tweets and attack ads.
President Donald Trump and Joe Biden will meet during the first presidential debate in Cleveland on Tuesday night.Chelsea Stahl / NBC News
NBC News NOW
Mar 23, 2023
By NBC News
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden faced off on the debate stage Tuesday for the first time.
The 90-minute debate quickly descended into chaos after Trump began to interrupt both Biden and the moderator, Fox News' Chris Wallace. The night didn't get much calmer from there.
Read highlights from Tuesday's debate below: