US Republicans have distanced themselves from Donald Trump over his failure to condemn white supremacy during the first presidential debate with Democratic candidate Joe Biden. According to the New York Times, the president is facing a torrent of criticism. Members of the Proud Boys, a far-right group that endorses violence, is, however, jubilant. The election is also making investors nervous. The S&P stock index had its first monthly drop since March, finishing September down four-percent.