VIDEO: Patrick McHenry, Andy Millard face off in 10th congressional district debate

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R) and challenger Andy Millard (D) faced off in a debate Friday at 12:30 at Highland Brewing in Asheville. (Image credit: Office of Rep. Patrick McHenry, WLOS staff)

ASHEVLLLE, N.C. -- The candidates in the 10th District Congressional race debated Friday at Highland Brewing in Asheville..

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R) is being challenged by Andy Millard (D) of Tryon. Rep. McHenry called the Affordable Care Act "a disaster" and said he will work to repeal it. Millard addressed the issue of immigration and said "Syrian refugees are vetted" and "we need to welcome them."

Both candidates agreed Russia is the biggest threat to our national security and referred to Russia's cyber attacks and infiltration in the Middle East.

The debate was sponsored by the Council of Independent Business Owners (CIBO).

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