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Trump: They gave me a defective mic at the debate

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Supporters of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump listen to the first of three presidential debates, on September 26, 2016 at the Trump headquarters in Urbandale, Iowa. People across the country tuned in as Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton participated in their first debate. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

(CNN) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump complained after Monday night’s debate that his microphone wasn’t working — and he questioned whether that was happening on purpose.

“And they also had, gave me a defective mic. Did you notice that? My mic was defective within the room,” he told a group of reporters afterward. “No, but I wonder, was that on purpose? Was that on purpose? But I had a mic that wasn’t worked properly, with, working properly within the room.”

This isn’t the first time Trump has attacked a faulty microphone. In January at a rally in Florida, he complained several times about his microphone.

“Stupid mic keeps popping,” he said at the time.