Trump claims debate victory

(NBC News) Early polls found Republican Mike Pence won Tuesday’s vice presidential debate and Democrat Tim Kaine lost, but more important is how that clash might affect the Hillary Clinton/ Donald Trump race, with their next debate just four days away.

Trump claimed his judgment in choosing a running mate was validated.

"Mike Pence did an incredible job and I am getting a lot of credit because that was my first so-called choice, that was my first hire," Trump told supporters Wednesday.

During the argumentative vice presidential debate Pence was calmer, a reassuring presence to potential Trump voters.

Democratic candidate Tim Kaine interrupted pence often, aiming his attacks at Trump.

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