In first face-off with Clinton, Trump struggles to be 'change' candidate

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump reacts during the first debate with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in HempsteadBy James Oliphant HEMPSTEAD, New York (Reuters) – Running as an anti-establishment candidate, Donald Trump took the presidential debate stage on Monday night to hammer home his call for sweeping political change and try to win over millions of undecided voters. Instead of presenting himself as a change agent, he spent most of the evening trading personal insults with his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump started strongly on Monday, sticking to the bread and butter theme of his campaign – the erosion of U.S. manufacturing jobs.

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