1. What Happened At The First 2024 Republican Primary Debate NPR 21:27

All the candidates except former New Jersey governor Chris Christie and former Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson said they would support Donald Trump if he secures the nomination — even if he is criminally convicted on any of the charges he is facing.

Businessman Vivek Ramaswamy and former vice president Mike Pence held much of the focus during the debate.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, national political correspondent Sarah McCammon, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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