GOP Candidates Meet Again in Second Debate

Presidential contenders were on the offensive against Donald Trump.
4:23 | 09/17/15

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biggest live event ever only on "Gma" this morning. And good morning, America. Big night at the Reagan library, biggest debate field ever. There you see the 11 candidates walking Ned about him being in charge of the nuclear weapon because his response, visceral response to attack people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly, my goodness, that happened in junior high. I never attacked him on his look and believe me, there's plenty of subject matter right there. That, I can tell you. Reporter: Much of the focus trump's words like how he told "Rolling stone" about Carly fiorina, look at that face, would anyone vote for that. Trump said he was talking about her persona. I think women all over the country heard very clearly what Mr. Trump said. I think she's got a beautiful face and I think she's a beautiful woman. All right, on that note -- Reporter: I asked trump if that was an apology. You can call it what you want but, you know, I really felt that -- and I really feel she's a nice woman. Reporter: Fiorina later taking trump on highlighting his companies for bankruptcy. Not once, not twice, record finds. Why should we trust you to manage the finances of this nation any differently than you managed the finances of your casinos. Reporter: Fiorina also getting a rousing reaction for her attack on planned parenthood and graphic videos she described depicting late-term abortions challenging the president and Hillary Clinton to watch them. This is about the character of our nation. And if we will not stand up and force president Obama to veto this, then shame on us. Reporter: To trump and Jeb bush also bringing up Hillary. You got Hillary Clinton to go to your wedding. That's true. Because you gave her money. Maybe it works for Hillary Clinton -- Excuse me, Jeb, I was a businessman, I got along with Clinton. I got along with everybody. That was my job to get along with people. Excuse me one second -- No. More energy tonight. I like that. Look -- I was asked. Reporter: Their fight turning personal. Your brother and your brother's administration gave us Barack Obama because there was such a disaster those last three months Abraham Lincoln couldn't have been elected. You know what, as it relates to my brother there's one thing I know for sure, he kept us safe. Reporter: Bush telling trump he owes him an apology for insinuating bush is soft on immigration because his wife is mexico-american. This is absolutely -- she's right here. Why don't you apologize to her right now. I won't because I said nothing wrong. I hear she's a lovely woman. Reporter: But the end signs of a peace agreement. Trump and Carson sharing an awkward but happy handshake and then this moment when asked what their secret service code name would be, Jeb saying -- High energy, Donald. Reporter: Trump getting a kick out of that saying this should be his code name. Humble. That's a good one. Reporter: Now, trump didn't stay humble for long. Right after the debate he told us he's still on top in the polls. Now, many conservative pundits said on substance senator Rubio had a huge nightonto the stage, the 11 who made the cut. Front-runner Donald Trump in the middle of it all. He was taking heat from all sides last night including Carly another breakthrough performance from her and she is

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