Watch: Trump, Clinton Clash in Debate Showdown

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are taking part in the first presidential debate

Hempstead, NY (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are taking part in the first presidential debate.  The first topic dealt with their plans to help improve the economy. Clinton charged that her rival favors a tax system that she called “trumped up trickledown.”  Trump said he favors renegotiated trade agreements that favor Americans. He said Clinton and other politicians have supported “defective” trade agreements that cost Americans jobs.