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Matt Lauer gets pummeled online over his questions at Commander-in-Chief forum
When Lester Holt presides over the first presidential debate on Sept. 26, he may look to Wednesday night's presidential forum hosted by NBC News colleague Matt Lauer as a warning. Lauer was pummeled on social media for his performance at the Commander-in-Chief forum, especially among supporters...
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Matt Lauer Gets Pummeled Over His Questions, or Lack Thereof, at Commander-in-Chief Forum
When Lester Holt presides over the first presidential debate on Sept. 26, he may look to Wednesday night’s presidential forum hosted by NBC News colleague Matt Lauer as a warning. Lauer was pummeled on social media for his performance at the Commander-in-Chief forum, especially among supporters of Hillary Clinton, who were irked by his fixation... Read more »
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Donald Trump defends 2013 tweet about allowing women to serve in the military
"What did these geniuses expect when they put men & women together?" Trump tweeted in 2013.
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Trump: Let's debate with no moderator
Donald Trump said he'd like to do away with debate moderators and simply engage in a one-on-one discussion with Hillary Clinton.
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Analysis: Donald Trump calls for no debate moderators a week after praising them
Monday Donald Trump is having a debate with Last Week Donald Trump about whether he's satisfied with his debate moderators. In an interview with CNBC on Monday morning, Trump said the presidential debates should feature no moderators, because he knows before the debates are even held that they...
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Donald Trump protests format tor presidential debates
Republican candidate prefers no moderators, saying they would be unfair to him       
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Trump wants to debate Clinton without a moderator
Donald Trump wants to debate Hillary Clinton — but he doesn’t want a moderator on stage with them. “I think we should have a debate with no moderator, just Hillary and I sitting there talking,” Trump said Monday morning in a phone interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” The Republican presidential candidate said that criticism of...
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PopPolitics: Debate Moderators Will Grapple With Role of Referee (Listen)
After Matt Lauer’s performance got panned hosting the Commander in Chief Forum last week, it’s putting a lot more pressure on the moderators of the upcoming presidential debates. Is it their duty to fact-check the candidates, to step in when a candidate makes a falsehood? The idea that the moderators will be a “referee” also... Read more »
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Potent Critiques of NBC Forum Raise Stakes for Moderators
Criticisms over a prime-time forum hosted by Matt Lauer foreshadow the scrutiny, and anxiety, facing the anchors presiding over a trio of Trump-Clinton debates.
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Trump says Clinton was 'terrible,' Matt Lauer did 'a very good job' at forum
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized rival Hillary Clinton's answers about her email use at NBC News's Commander-in-Chief Forum, and praised host Matt Lauer. "I thought Matt Lauer did a very good job. I mean, his questions to me were very tough," he said during the Values Voter Summit on Sept. 9.
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NBC News chief praises Matt Lauer's forum performance
Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump's praise of Putin 'unseemly' Sept. 9, 2016, 5:51 p.m. Donald Trump is in Washington, D.C. today for several events. Hillary Clinton talks about Donald Trump'spraise of Vladmir Putin, calling it 'unseemly' When it comes to North Korea, Clinton...
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NBC News Chief Defends Matt Lauer Performance at Candidate Forum
Everyone from “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristoff has offered unkind words for the way NBC News’ Matt Lauer moderated a candidate forum this week that involved both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But the veteran “Today” anchor has at least one person in his corner: His boss. In... Read more »
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NBC News chief Andy Lack praises Matt Lauer's presidential forum performance
NBC News Chairman Andy Lack is standing up for Matt Lauer after the “Today” co-anchor was torched for his moderating skills at Wednesday’s “Commander In Chief Forum.” Lack issued an internal memo to staffers late Friday congratulating them on the news division’s one-hour special, in which presidential...
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