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Fred Thompson

GOP JV debate takes aim at Clinton, Trump and Middle East

CLEVELAND In a wide-ranging debate, seven trailing presidential candidates on Tuesday fired against Hillary Rodham Clinton as untrustworthy and front-runner Donald Trump as someone who is not truly conservative. In a non-prime time debate, the candidates who didn't make the main event mused why they are being so overshadowed by entrepreneur and television personality Trump. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has been the GOP candidate most critical on Trump, likened the real estate magnate to past high-profile candidates, such as actor Fred Thompson and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. They held high voter interest in previous primaries, only to flame out later in the contest. ...