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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 26: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing the Education Federalism Executive Order that will pull the federal government out of K-12 education, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trump: I Was Going to Fire Comey ‘Regardless of Recommendation’

Thursday in a preview clip of President Donald Trump’s interview with Lester Holt set to air later today on NBC’s “Nightly News,” Trump said he was going to fire FBI Director James Comey “regardless” of the recommendation from the Deputy

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Fake Newsman Brian Williams Slams Fake News

Fake journalist Brian Williams, who was suspended from the NBC Nightly News anchor slot for reporting fake news and lost the job altogether — and is now relegated to an MSNBC position — slammed fake news on MSNBC on Thursday.


Poll: Who Was the Best Debate Moderator?

Presidential rivals Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off at the third and final presidential debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada — with Fox News’ Chris Wallace moderating.

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Lester Holt Asked Trump 15 Questions, Clinton 2 Questions

A close analysis of the transcript of the first presidential debate on Monday night shows that moderator Lester Holt of NBC News asked 15 questions exclusively of Republican nominee Donald Trump, and only 2 questions exclusively of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Analysis: Why Donald Trump Will Win the Next Two Debates

As this author predicted, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton won the first presidential debate on Monday night, but without knocking Donald Trump out of the race. The good news for Trump fans is the Republican nominee is likely to win the next two debates.


Trump: ‘The Best Person’ In Hillary’s Campaign ‘Is Mainstream Media’

During Monday’s presidential debate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told moderator Lester Holt that “the best person” in Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s campaign “is mainstream media.” Holt asked Trump, [A] lot of these judgment questions. You


Report: Lester Holt May Pull a Candy Crowley at First Presidential Debate

CNN’s Brian Stelter says Lester Holt is signaling to his NBC colleagues that he may enter the fray in Monday night’s presidential debate as a participant rather than a moderator — thanks to intense left-wing backlash over Matt Lauer’s performance at the “Commander in Chief Forum” weeks ago.

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Commission: Both Candidates Must Stand for First Debate

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump will stand behind lecterns for the first debate on Monday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, the Commission on Presidential Debates confirms.

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Snap! Lester Holt Reveals NBC Rejection Letter

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt was once rejected from NBC before going on to become the face of the network. Now, he has donated that letter to the California Museum in Sacramento.

Police stand over David Sweat after he was shot and captured near the Canadian border Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Constable, N.Y.. AP Photo

Dateline NBC Provides Clue That Joyce Mitchell’s Dannemora Story Does Not Add Up

As the months go by, we’ll learn more about the big players in the Dannemora drama. For example, Dateline NBC steps up with accomplice Joyce Mitchell’s side of the story. This was the first time that the public has heard directly from one of the three main characters in the drama (escaped convicts David Sweat, Richard Matt, or confessed accomplice Mitchell) without having the filter of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s political operation and the intertwined New York State bureaucracy imposed upon the information.


Professionalism Wins: Lester Holt Lifts NBC News to 10 Year High

Although we wouldn’t discover until years later that Brian Williams was lying most of the time, much of the talk around the success Williams had as anchor of the “NBC Nightly News” centered on his secondary role on late night