Las Vegas, Oct 20 With just 19 days left for the United States to vote for its new President, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will face each other in the final presidential debate for 2016.
The debate is being held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The debate is being moderated by Fox News's Chris Wallace. It is for the first time that the presidential debate is being hosted by a journalist from Fox News.
In the third and final debate it is expected that recent developments in tax policy proposals may come up for discussion.
Here are the latest updates from the debate:
8.07 am: "We are going to make America great again and it has to start now."-Donald Trump
8.06 am: Trump says, "I will do more for African Americans and Latinos than Clinton could do in 10 lifetimes."
8.05 am: Clinton has concludes her remarks in debate. She said she will bring the nation together, improve the economy and education.
8.04 am: "I'm reaching out to all Americans because we need everybody to make our country what it should be."-Hillary Clinton
8.04 am: "I think we will be able to get entitlement spending under control."-Hillary Clinton
8.02 am: "We have to repeal and replace Obamacare." -Donald Trump
7.59 am: Trump: I am going to create tremendous jobs. The GDP will grow from 1% to 4%. I am going to create a country that we were.
7.58 am: I will not shut door on women and children - Hillary Clinton
7.55 am: Trump to Clinton: "Podesta said you have terrible instincts. Bernie Sanders said you have bad judgment. I agree."
7.53 am: Hillary Clinton is willing to take in thousands of refugees and many of them may be IS aligned: Donald Trump
7.52 am: Hillary Clinton: I want to push for "a no-fly zone and safe havens within Syria"
7.51 am: Clinton - I won't allow refugees into the U.S. who haven't been vetted
7.50 am: We want to keep our eye on #ISIS. We have to go after #ISIS from the air, on ground & online - Hillary Clinton
7.48 am: Assad is a bad guy but you might very well end up with a guy worse than Assad: Donald Trump
7.47 am: "He's just tougher and much smarter than [Clinton] and Obama. " - Trump regarding Assad
7.46 am: "Aleppo is a disaster... It has fallen from any standpoint."" -Donald Trump
7.45 am: Trump says onslaught on Mosul is only happening because Clinton is running for president
7.44 am: We had Mosul, but when she(Hillary) left and took everybody out,we lost Mosul( to ISIS): Donald Trump
7.43 am: Debate now focuses on fighting IS.
7.42 am: "I will not support putting American forces into Iraq as an occupying force." -Hillary Clinton
7.40 am: "If Donald is going to whine before the game is even over, he doesn't have what it takes to do this job". - Hillary Clinton
7.38 am: "I will look at it at the time." -Trump regarding accepting results of election
7.35 am: "100% goes to different charities." -Donald Trump regarding his foundation
7.31 am: Clinton and Obama caused violence at my rallies: trump
7.31 am: Clinton attacks Trump Foundation
7.30 am: Hillary Clinton is now talking about Clinton Foundation.
7.27 am: "There's only one of us on this stage who has actually shipped jobs to Mexico" - Clinton
7.26 am: Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump: "I'm happy to compare" my experience with yours
7.24 am: Trump on allegations from women: "Those stories have been largely debunked. I don't know those people.''
7.23 am: Trump to Clinton: "I say the one thing you have over me is experience, but it's bad experience."
7.20 am: Trump: NAFTA "was one of the worst things that's ever been signed by our country"
7.19 am: Hillary Clinton: Obama took steps that "saved the economy" from the recession
7.18 am: Bottom line is when president gives nuclear weapons order, it must be obeyed - Clinton
7.17 am: Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton wants a "massive, massive tax increase"
7.17 am: Hillary Clinton: I won't add a penny to the national debt.
7.16 am: "Our country is stagnant. We've lost our jobs, we've lost our businesses."-Donald Trump
7.15 am: India is growing at 8%, China is growing at 7%... Our growth rate is just over 1% and I think it's going down. - Donald Trump
7.14 am: Hillary Clinton: "I want us to have the biggest jobs program since WWII"
7.13 am: "We are going to start the engine rolling again." -Donald Trump
7.12 am: Trump: I am not a big fan of NATO
7.09 am: "When the middle class thrives, America thrives." -Hillary Clinton
7.08 am: Hillary Clinton: Putin would prefer to have "a puppet" as president of the US
7.07 am: Donald Trump: "She wants open borders"
7.06 am: "I don't know Putin." -- Donald Trump
7.05 am: "Of course I condemn." -Donald Trump re: potential Russian interference in election
7.04 am: Donald Trump: "Obama has deported millions and millions of people"
7.03 am: Hillary Clinton: Trump "choked" when he met with the Mexican president
7.03 am: "We've never had a foreign government trying to interfere in our election." -Hillary Clinton
6.59 am: "We are going to stop radical Islamic terrorism in this country." -Donald Trump
6.57 am: Trump: 'We have some bad hombres here. We're going to get them out.'
6.56 am: "We are both a nation of immigrants and we are a nation of laws." -Hillary Clinton
6.55 am: Donald Trump: SCOTUS justices I appoint will "automatically" overturn Roe v. Wade: "It will go back to the states."
6.54 am: Both the nominees now discuss on immigration.
6.53 am: "We have no country if we have no border." -Donald Trump
6.52 am: "I am very proud to have the endorsement of the NRA" - Donald Trump
6.50 am: Hillary Clinton: "I regret" that the gun lobby supports Donald Trump
6.50 am: The final debate so far has focused on the Supreme Court, the 2nd amendment and abortion rights.
6.44 am: "I understand and respect the tradition of gun ownership, it goes back to the founding of our country." - Hillary Clinton
6.43 am: Hillary Clinton insists she doesn't want to take away everyone's guns. She says that she is however in favour of sensible gun control.
6.41 am: "The justices that I'm going to appoint will be pro-life... they will be protecting the Second Amendment." -Donald Trump
6.40 am: Donald Trump has invited half brother of US President Barack Obama to the debate.
6.39 am: "What kind of country are we going to be?" asks Hillary Clinton as she opens the debate.
6.38 am: "I feel strongly that the Supreme Court needs to stand on the side of the American people." -Hillary Clinton
6.37 am: The first topic of the debate is Supreme Court.
6.36 am: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the stage for the final 2016. They do not shake hands before the debate.
6.32 am: Moderator Chris Wallace took the stage just now and implored the audience to remain silent, not to cheer or jeer.
6.30 am: Hillary Clinton's team says WikiLeaks disclosures are not hurting her.
6.14 am: Hillary Clinton has also arrived at the debate site according to her spokesman.
6.02 am: A political action group is urging the Amish, whose leaders discourage voting, to back Donald Trump
5.54 am: Donald Trump arrives at debate venue ahead of the final presidential debate.