Trump under fierce attack by rivals at rancorous debate

US Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump is seen on television in the CNN filing room during the Republican Presidential Debate in Houston, TexasWhite House hopefuls Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio unleashed a barrage of attacks against Donald Trump during Thursday’s raucous Republican debate as they sought to halt the billionaire frontrunner’s seemingly relentless march to the party’s nomination. Cruz and Rubio mounted a furious assault against Trump, blasting the frontrunner for hiring foreigners and challenging his commitment to conservative principles, but Trump largely stood his ground and swatted away the attacks. Knowing that they need to change the campaign trail narrative quickly or risk Trump coasting to the Republican nomination, the two freshman senators launched broadsides against the brash billionaire, who lashed out at his challengers in what quickly devolved into a shouting match.

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