After weeks of arguments about the proper role of a presidential debate moderator, Lester Holt's performance during the first presidential debate appeared to go over successfully.
Many observers from various political stripes claimed that the NBC anchor effectively modulated his role, pushing and fact-checking both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton occasionally, but largely refraining from definitively ruling in favor for either candidate.
It’s odd, in retrospect, that there were so many vital-seeming questions about the role of the moderator in the run-up to Monday night’s Presidential debate. It’s strange not merely because NBC’s Lester Holt did such a robust job of...
Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly News" will moderate Monday's presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Previous moderators have advised this year's questioners to be as invisible as … Click to Continue »
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized NBC's Lester Holt as a biased Democrat ahead of next week's presidential debate, but the future debate moderator is actually a registered Republican.
Lester Holt, Martha Raddatz, Anderson Cooper and Chris Wallace will be the moderators for the three presidential debates in September and October, the Commission on Presidential Debates said Friday. NBC News’s Holt will moderate the...