Commission: Trump had audio issues during first debate

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the start of the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the start of the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBAY) – The group that sponsors and produces presidential debates says Republican nominee Donald Trump had audio issues during Monday’s showdown in New York.

In their full statement released on Friday, the Commission on Presidential Debates said:

Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trump’s audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall.”

Trump complained to reporters after the debate that his microphone was defective, according to CNN. His Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton, mocked Trump the day after the debate for complaining about his mic.

On Saturday, Trump addressed the Commission on Presidential Debates’ statement via Twitter: