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While most people were bowled over by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina's performance in Thursday's "happy hour" Republican presidential debate, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she was not impressed "in the least."
"She couldn't run a Fortune 500 company and now she wants to be president of the United States?" Wasserman Schultz said on MSNBC's Morning Joe Friday. "She got fired," she added. "Obviously her board of directors did not think she was doing a very good job."
While Fiorina defends her six-year tenure as CEO, the board did indeed oust her in 2005, following the company's stock losing half its value and "tens of thousands of people" losing their jobs, Time reports. The board says that these results were not the cause of her dismissal — rather, it was because of her "management style."
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However, past CEO performance aside, Fiorina certainly did impress in Thursday's debate. She garnered widespread applause for her sharp critiques of everyone from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump and was widely crowned the winner of the debate.
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