Savannah Guthrie grilled Trump like few others have, taking the heat off NBC for its town hall
The network was criticized for accommodating Trump after he rejected a debate. But then the ‘Today’ host started asking him questions.
NBC faced sharp criticism this week for scheduling a Thursday night town hall with President Trump, with even network employees chiding their employer for giving him an hour of airtime — “a free hour of television,” he said, sounding pleased, at a rally earlier that day. Even worse, critics said, it was matched up against ABC’s town hall with Democratic candidate Joe Biden, making voters choose.
But despite fears...