Phil Hellmuth Gives Presidential Candidates Top Grades in ‘TheStreet’


Phil Hellmuth gave presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump high grades in their first heads-up debate in a recent article from

Both received A’s. To Hellmuth, Clinton attacked well, showcasing Trump’s inexperience and temperament, while also pitching her own ability be president (and letting the world know she had prepared for it).

Even so, Hellmuth told TheStreet that Trump did just as well in the debates with a presidential look that was unnecessary and with a control that kept him on message.