Republican presidential hopefuls took an ax to President Barack Obama's foreign policy in the CNBC debate, particularly when it came to cybersecurity and relations with China.
"Here's the problem. We've being walked all over because the commander in chief is weak in the eyes of our enemies," Sen. Lindsey Graham said. "Do you think Putin would be in the Ukraine today if Ronald Reagan were president? Why are the Chinese stealing our intellectual property, hacking into our system? Why are they building islands over resource-rich waters? Because they can get away with it. .... Make me commander in chief and this crap stops."
Former Gov. George Pataki criticized Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's use of private email servers as a cybersecurity move that should "disqualify" her from the presidency.