Final US presidential debate: 12 best quotes from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

The final Presidential debate was marked by a series of interruptions as the candidates clashed in a fiery showdown that centered more on policy than earlier match-ups.
A final debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on Thursday (Oct 20, Singapore time) saw both presidential candidates debate on the following issues: debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, fore
A final debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on Thursday (Oct 20, Singapore time) saw both presidential candidates debate on the following issues: debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president.PHOTO: REUTERS

LAS VEGAS - A final debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on Thursday (Oct 20, Singapore time) saw both presidential candidates debate on the following issues: debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president.

Here's a look at some of the choice quotes from the debate.

Donald Trump

1. On whether he would accept the outcome of the US election:

"I will tell you at the time, I will keep you in suspense."

2. On immigration:

"We have some bad hombres here and we're going to get them out."

3. On Russian President Vladimir Putin:

"She (Clinton) doesn't like Putin because Putin has outsmarted her every step of the way... I don't know Putin. He is not my best friend."

4. On his lewd comments about women and allegations of groping:

"I didn't even apologise to my wife because I didn't do anything. I think these women wanted fame. I don't know them."

5. On abortion:

"If you go with what Hillary is saying, you can take the baby and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just prior to the birth of the baby."

6. On the Mosul offensive and ISIS:

"The onslaught on Mosul is only happening because Clinton is running for president."

Hillary Clinton

1. On Trump's claims of election rigging:

"Every time Donald thinks things are not going in his direction he claims, whatever it is is rigged against him... there was a even a time when Trump didn't get an Emmy for his TV programme three years in a row and he started tweeting that the Emmys were rigged."

(Trump's reply: " Should have gotten it.")

2. On immigration:

"I don't want to rip families apart. I don't want to be sending parents away from children."

3. On Russian President Vladimir Putin:

"He (Putin) would rather have a puppet for president of the United States."

4. On Trump's lewd comments about women:

"Donald thinks belittling women makes him bigger, that's who Donald is."

5. On abortion:

"I do not think the United States government should be stepping in and making those most personal of decisions."

6. On creating jobs for Americans:

"Donald has bought Chinese steel and aluminium. In fact, the Trump Hotel right here in Las Vegas was made with Chinese steel. So he goes around with crocodile tears about how terrible it is, but he has given jobs to Chinese steelworkers, not American steelworkers."