Rep. Denver Riggleman says first presidential debate ‘disappointing’

Rep. Denver Riggleman says first presidential debate ‘disappointing’
Rep. Denver Riggleman (FILE)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Virginia 5th district congressman says it was disappointing there was so little policy talk and so much yelling at the first presidential debate Tuesday night.

“What we heard was a bunch of yelling and “facts” being thrown back and forth and watching the fact checking, both were having a hard time with the facts. It was just an interesting time, and I think we should never ever have another presidential debate like that," said Denver Riggleman.

Riggleman says a lot of people had hoped to hear about issues like the economy and COVID-19 crisis, but both candidates stayed on the offensive, which led to more of a shouting match.

The republican delegate represents a large portion of central Virginia and will not be seeking reelection after losing the nomination at a convention.

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