GOP Debate: Donald Trump had twice the talk time as Rand Paul


Domenico Montanaro of National Public Radio has revealed via Twitter which Presidential candidates had the most face-time at last night’s GOP Presidential debate. Donald Trump, not surprisingly, ran away with the top spot, with ten and a half minutes of screen time. Rand Paul didn’t even get half of that time, clocking in with under five minutes of screen time.

Here is the breakdown of the screentimes each candidate received:

1. Donald Trump 10:30

2. Jeb Bush 8:33

3. Mike Huckabee 6:32

4. Ben Carson 6:28

5. Ted Cruz 6:28

6. John Kasich 6:25

7. Marco Rubio 6:22

8. Chris Christie 6:03

9. Scott Walker 5:43

10. Rand Paul 4:51

H/T: Domenico Montanaro Twitter

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