"Everybody writes him off -- OK, he's dead now and you better get out of the way and let Mike Pence run the campaign. … But as I say, he's like the phoenix – they think he's dead (but) he's come back and he came back strong. So, he won that debate."
Commentators and pundits praised Trump's performance Sunday night. However, a pair of scientific polls -- one conducted by CNN and ORC International, the second by Politico and Morning Consult -- named Clinton the winner.
The third and final presidential debate will take place next week in Las Vegas.