Former President Donald Trump addressed questions from New Hampshire Republican and undeclared voters Wednesday night during a CNN town hall, moderated by Kaitlan Collins. With his sights set on the 2024 GOP presidential primary, here are key moments from the event:
Would Trump apologize to Mike Pence?
When asked if he feels he owes Mike Pence an apology for his role in the January 6, 2021, insurrection, Trump said his former vice president “did something wrong.”
On the infamous ‘Access Hollywood’ tape
During a taped deposition that was part of the E. Jean Carroll civil case against Trump, the former president expanded upon the comments he made in an infamous “Access Hollywood” tape that emerged in 2016. When CNN’s Collins asked if Trump stands by the comments he made in the deposition, he responded with “I can take it back if you’d like to.”
Trump says he’d settle the Russia-Ukraine war in ‘one day, 24 hours’
Collins asks Trump about his strategy on the Russia-Ukraine war.
Fact-checking Trump’s comments
CNN’s Sara Murray fact-checks Trump’s claims about the 2020 election and the security posture at the US Capitol on the day of the January 6, 2021, insurrection.
Tapper: Trump’s ‘first lie was told just seconds into the night’
CNN’s Jake Tapper reacts to Trump’s responses during the town hall.
Legal analyst: ‘Outrageous’
CNN legal analyst Laura Coates breaks down Trump’s comments on the E. Jean Carroll verdict – she says she would be “salivating” if she were the plaintiff’s attorney.
Hear what voters thought
Republican and undeclared voters told CNN how they feel about the former president after attending the town hall, and what stood out about his reaction to the E. Jean Carroll civil case, discussion of the 2020 election, and comments about Pence.