Reporters watching Tuesday's Democratic debate from the press filing room "exploded" in cheers when Bernie Sanders said Americans are "sick and tired" of hearing about Hillary Clinton's emails, according to tweets from journalists at the scene.
Yahoo News reporter Hunter Walker tweeted that "audible clapping and laughter" filled the room.
Political comedy talk show host Dave Rubin corroborated that report, saying that the "entire" room "exploded" during the moment.
The entire press room just exploded when Bernie said that about Hillary's emails. #DemDebate— Dave Rubin (@Dave Rubin) 1444787362.0
Tuesday's debate was the first time the Democratic candidates for president have faced off.