"I wasn't f**king caving," said Adam Smith, chair of the House Armed Services Committee, as lawmakers and human rights advocates traded barbs.
Screens in China went blank as front-runner Joe Biden mentioned the more than 1 million ethnic and religious minorities detained in Chinese concentration camps.
Amna Nawaz, an award-winning correspondent for PBS, is the first Muslim American to ever moderate a presidential debate.
"The Khashoggi thing is over a year old," former adviser Susan Rice said when asked if Obama would weigh in on the Saudi journalist's murder.
The Turkish leader and his lobbyists have alienated U.S. foreign policy professionals and Congress. They're betting Trump is all that counts.
Trump's rivals are eager to criticize his cozy relationship with hard-line politicians in Israel -- and push for new negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians.
The president announced the package Saturday, but a legal analysis prompted by congressional inquiries warns against it.