But as Trump prepared to field questions from voters on Thursday, it appeared as though the event had been set up to prepare Trump for his next showdown with Clinton.
There was a two-minute clock timing each of Trump's answers.
"He was tough. He was really hunting for Trump", the Republican nominee said.
Trump said he wants "to be with the people from New Hampshire", adding without evidence that Clinton "wants to rest". Trump has also listened to the counsel of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who excelled at the town hall format during his failed presidential run.
But Trump revealed little interest in participating in a mock debate.
Popular conservative talk radio show host Howie Carr, a longtime Trump backer, read the questions from the audience of invited Trump supporters.
He noted that Trump was tied or a "scootch ahead" of Clinton heading into the first debate, but that she's now slightly ahead. "The news is much better for Pence, though".
Donald Trump finally went too far and his poll numbers will not recover. Some added words of encouragement for Trump to their questions.
Bon Jovi heading to Scottrade Center
Bon Jovi's " This House is Not for Sale Tour " comes to Scottrade Center with a concert on February 19. When fans purchase a ticket they will also receive a copy of Bon Jovi's 14th studio album.
Absentee voting begins ahead of first presidential debate
The ballots themselves have to make their way to the clerk's office by 7 p.m. on November 8, according to the clerk's office. If it has been a while since you voted, and you are unsure of your status, check with your county Board of Elections, now.
Trump is outperforming Clinton with rural voters who identify as being religious, according to the Vanderbilt poll, evidence of his high marks with evangelical voters.
Throughout the 90-minute debate she managed to land a number of attacks on Trump's business record and past comments, as well as launching him into a week-long feud with a former Miss Universe pageant victor, Alicia Machado.
But Trump also emphasized this late addition to his campaign schedule had nothing to do with anything else.
"To all of my friends in Florida, please know that we are praying for you and everyone in the path you've got to take care of yourself, you've got to get out of the area, you've got to listen".
The Republican nominee has reviewed video of the first debate and his aides have stressed the need to stay calm and to not let Clinton's attacks such as her invocation of a former beauty queen that sent Trump into a days-long tailspin get under his skin.
"You, you understand", Trump said. "Hispanics and Latinos." But, he eventually pivoted back to the debate, answering a questioner who asked if Trump held back during the first debate.
The other is Trump's dealings with small businesses who've worked as contractors on the Republican's enterprises. Pence says the accident again shed light on the heroics of first responders "who rush in when others rush away".
Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday made a comeback into India's Test squad two years after playing his previous worldwide . Now it remains to be seen if Gambhir gets to play or the team management decides to play Dhawan with Vijay at the Eden Gardens.
Asked to confirm or deny that the US officials were drugged, Trudeau replied, "I will not speak to this particular incident". Reprinted with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
He handed him a putter and golfer Justin Rose put down a $100 bill to bet Johnson wouldn't make the putt in his first try. Fowler and Phil Mickelson lost that hole with a bogey and fell 2 down to Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters.
Pakistan on Tuesday warned it would not desist from using its nuclear arsenal in case of war with longtime rival India. He said India itself is getting isolated in the world for its tyrannies in Occupied Kashmir .
A source told the New York Post Hefner is "down to around 90 pounds" and "his people are really trying to keep this under wraps". The 90-year-old Hefner's health is said to be troubling those closest to him.
In addition, Johnson said he cleared the brush and trimmed the trees around his house to take away fuel a fire would need to burn. Officials said, the city of Morgan Hill are not threatened and there is no expectation that the fire will spread to the area.
If the black box at the front of the train is defective, as well, New Jersey Transit could have a federal issue on its hands. The lab also has the engineer's cellphone, which was found in a backpack in the cab of the front train vehicle .
Almost $11 million worth of jewelry was taken from Kim Kardashian's hotel room, while she was locked and tied up in the bathroom. The local police department confirmed that Kardashian was robbed of jewelry worth millions of dollars and that she is unharmed.
It seems like Knight is getting more comfortable in College Station and had by far his biggest game with the Aggies. I'm not saying that we're a three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust team, but we'd like to get better in the red zone.
Floyd has a half-sack and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio succinctly explained what he has to do to improve as a pass rusher. According to Ian Rapoport, White's latest ankle injury is looking like it's significant.
Machado has endorsed Clinton and has become one of her most prominent surrogates since Monday's presidential debate. He was a bad person with me", she told Cooper. "How dare he blame her and say that he helped her?" - Donald J.
Multiple killings of black people by armed police have sparked protests in cities across the USA in recent months. Mr Olango, his right hand in his trouser pocket, moved side to side and backed up towards a white pick-up truck.
As CNET reports, this new release is smaller than its predecessor and is specially designed for older model Android smartphones. The Messenger Lite application uses less data and is created to work in areas with comparatively slower internet connections.
While the Cubs have given themselves as good a chance as they can, all anyone will remember is how this single one plays out. But to get Chicago, the easiest path may be just like it was during the 2011 Phillies' playoff run - get them in the NLDS.
I called ATT who confirmed that I needed to go to where I purchased the phone but too late, the manager had gone home for the day. My thing is it is a recall that is being paid for in full by Samsung what diff does it make where you bought it.
So, whatever my feelings are need to remain my feelings and let the players, like I said, they've worked so hard for this. Danny Salazar , who has not pitched since September because of a forearm strain, could throw a simulated game Monday.
No. 4 MI needed the spectacular play to seal its latest victory, the first one that wasn't a rout this season. Barrett know what it takes to push through that edge to the other side. "I made the right decision", he said.
To recap, Samsung had issued a worldwide recall for the Galaxy Note 7 in most countries where it was being sold except for China. There was an instance of the Note 7 bursting into flames in China as recently as Monday, according to news reports .
The reported cases were in residents of Prentiss County, who recently traveled to the island of Grenada in the West Indies. In addition, the state said there was one non-resident of Florida who contracted the homegrown virus in that county.
She spoke explicitly about statements Trump made during Monday's contentious debate, watched by an estimated 84 million people. The Clinton campaign says he will launch a voter-registration drive and urge Pennsylvanians to register to vote.
Amongst those players are LeBron James's former Miami Heat teammates Norris Cole and Mario Chalmers , as well as Kirk Hinrich . As Cavs training camp opens up this week, Lue said maintaining the 31-year-old James for the long haul is a top priority.
United States Champion Roman Reigns punished Rusev with a steel chair after their title match ended in a double count-out. This wasn't much but it's at least good to see WWE take the time to book this to start rebuilding her after a title loss.
Up stepped Nate Diaz at short notice, and stunned McGregor with an upset, with the bout taking place at 170 pounds. White says the goal was to make UFC 205 a big event and he definitely considers this mission accomplished.