Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton (R) shakes hands with Republican nominee Donald Trump after the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on Sept. 26, 2016.

"I'll watch the debate but will send the kid upstairs to watch a movie"

By Katie Reilly
October 9, 2016

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepared to face off again on Sunday, some parents lamented on social media that they won’t be allowing their children to watch the town hall-style presidential debate.

It’s likely the debate will cover subject matter that is inappropriate for children. Trump has in recent days increasingly tried to make decades-old allegations against Bill Clinton a focus of the race to deflect attention from a 2005 video that showed him boasting in vulgar terms that his star power allowed him to grope women without their consent. He has elevated claims from Juanita Broaddrick that Bill Clinton once raped her.

Speaking out on Twitter ahead of the debate, some parents said they would send their kids from the room when it starts:


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