The Republican Party’s second declared candidate for the 2024 presidential election debate has concluded, with the two candidates leaving those watching with contrasting visions for the future of the United States. With each candidate speaking for an hour, the debate was both a political and ideological showdown. Many watched to see whether either of the candidates could draw a clear distinction between the two parties’ stances on major issues. In the end, the debate demonstrated the stark contrast between the parties’ stances on hot-button topics such as the economy, foreign policy, and immigration, making a compelling and inspiring case for each party’s vision for the future.