Eight Republican candidates met in Milwaukee for their fourth presidential debate. This will be the last debate until after the holiday season.
- On immigration: “If the GOP join Democrats as a party of amnesty, we will lose. “
- Advocated increasing military spending and reducing subsidies in a spat with Rand Paul because the United States must maintain a strong military.
- On government spending and regulation: "I want a government really, really small, so small you can barely see it."
- Advocated cutting the military budget as well as other government programs: “I’m the only fiscal conservative on this stage.”