8:07 pm: The first question went to Biden, who was asked what he would do to convince about half of Americans who do not think President Trump should have been impeached.
“We need to restore the integrity of the presidency,” Biden said, adding that it is his job to ensure that Mr. Trump is not in office for another four years.
Sanders posed the same question, claiming that Mr. Trump had sold out to the working people of this country, and lied “thousands” since he assumed office.
“We have a president who is a pathological lie, we have a president who is running the most corrupt administration in the history of this country,” Sanders said.
Warren accused the president of normalizing corruption, even though he promised to “eliminate the swamp”.
Warren said, “From tax breaks to ambassadorship, we have to prosecute him and that means” the country needs a candidate who can make the fastest distinction.
“That’s why I’m in this race,” he said.
Klobuchar stated what the president did in an attempt to get a foreign nation to intervene in the US election, which is why the founders made the device of impeachment.
“It’s a ‘global’ Watergate,” Klobuchar said.
Klobuchar called on the president’s top aides, such as White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, to testify.
“If President Trump thinks that he should not be impeached, he should not be afraid to put his witnesses in front,” Klobuchar said.
Buttigiag said that no matter in any Senate trial, Americans have a chance to vote in 2020.
“We can’t give in to a feeling of helplessness, because that’s what they want,” Batigiag said.
Yang said that American leaders are not focusing on the problems that led to the election of Mr. Trump, mainly to blame the media for bringing the country to the issue.
“We should be prevented from getting impeachment and actually start digging and solving the problems that Donald Trump got,” Yang said.