The billionaire businessman Donald Trump refused to rule out running as an independent for the White House and bristled at questions about his attitudes to women – leaving rivals struggling for attention in Thursday’s first Republican presidential debate.
He blasted the nuclear deal with Iran, which failed to secure the release of US prisoners jailed by Tehran.
“With Iran, we are making a deal, you would say: ‘We want him…We want our prisoners. We want all these things and we don’t get anything.’
“I’ll tell you what, if Iran was a stock, you folks should go out and buy it right now because you’ll quadruple… What is happening in Iran is a disgrace and it is going to lead to destruction in large portions of the world.” told Trump.