LIVEBLOGGING MAIN EVENT: 1st GOP Presidential Debate

LIVEBLOGGING MAIN EVENT: 1st GOP Presidential Debate

The Russians know more about Hillary Clinton's email server than the American people do, says Scott Walker, who then calls for a missile defense system to protect our European allies. He's handling the foreign policy questions well.

The military is not a social experiment, says Mike Huckabee, in response to a question about transgender policies in the military. Carson earlier complained that the sequester is decimating the military and we're losing top officers as a result.

Sen. Paul, "I'm the only one on the stage who has a five year budget that balances...[it] takes a meat axe to foreign aide, because we ought to quit sending it to folks who hate us. So you borrow money from China to send it to anyone. You don't give away money you don't have."

Christie agrees with Carson that we need to strengthen our military -- he lists specific troop and materiel increases. Israel is a priority, Christie says.