Lester Holt pressed Donald Trump, Jr. on Thursday's NBC Nightly News on whether his billionaire father can show his emotional side: "We...sometimes look for our leaders to be compassionate — to console us during national tragedy. We saw President Obama in Dallas a week or so ago. Show More Summary
Do Lester Holt, David Muir, Scott Pelley, and their evening news colleagues understand how hormonal birth control works? If they do, they rarely say so, according to a study recently accepted for publication in the journal Contraception. Show More Summary
It's his first time covering the conventions for NBC.
Today's topics include: Benghazi Committee Clears Hillary of Wrongdoing; The Supreme Court's Historic Abortion Ruling; The Unhinged Wingnut Reaction; Greg Abbott and Other Conservatives Reveal the Truth About HB2; Trump Has a New Communications...Show More Summary
A few days ago, NBC's Lester Holt confronted Donald Trump about his statement, in a speech, that during the Benghazi attack, Ambassador Chris Stevens "was left helpless to die as Hillary Clinton soundly slept in her bed."Trump's response was: "Were you there? Were you there? Were you with her?" That is, he goes on the offensive. Show More Summary
Donald Trump said in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt that Hillary Clinton had only belatedly comearound to saying "Radical Islam" because he had "shamed" her into doing so.
Donald Trump told NBC's Lester Holt he'd have to "report back" with evidence to bolster the inaccurate and unsupported claims he made about Hillary Clinton in a speech Wednesday.
"Wild Night" at Rockefeller Center.
Closing out a special edition NBC Nightly News on Sunday night, weekday anchor Lester Holt and correspondent Harry Smith irresponsibly framed the Orlando terror attack on a gay nightclub as being an issue of gun control and mass shootings instead of one concerning the ideology of radical Islamists and anyone who wavers from it.
Network TV news operations are sending their lead anchors to Orlando, Fla., for live, on-the-scene coverage of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. All three broadcast evening news anchors — Scott Pelley for CBS, Lester Holt for NBC and David Muir for ABC — will report Sunday night from Orlando,...
Friday's NBC Nightly News played up that "V.P. speculation [was] swirling as Elizabeth Warren meets Hillary Clinton at her house." Lester Holt trumpeted Senator Warren as "a hero of the left," while Andrea Mitchell hyped that "the buzz...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton speaks to NBC News' Lester Holt the day after becoming the first woman to become a presidential candidate for a major U.S. political party.
David Muir gets the first interview with Clinton after multiple media outlets declared her the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
The station re-ran the top of the Nightly News with Lester Holt
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir was TV's most-watched evening news program for the week of May 16. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt remains No. 1 in the A25-54 demo.
ISIS and the horrible acts it commits have been very hot topics in the news as of late, but the terrorist group is nearly always viewed from an outsider’s perspective. Just yesterday, however, NBC’s Nightly News With Lester Holt aired an unprecedented interview with a NYC man who has actually stepped into the belly of... Show More Summary
The Normalization of Trump Has Begun By Dick Polman On NBC News the other night, anchorman Lester Holt reported that Donald Trump was pivoting to a more presidential image. In the measured tones that we commonly associate with “objectivity,” Holt said: “Trump’s comments appear to signal a more moderate shift…” When I heard that, I [...]Show More Summary
Lester Holt, Bret Baier, David Muir and more attend Nordic State Dinner.
On Wednesday night, NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt anchored the newscast from Trump Tower, which seems kind of silly since it’s four minutes away from NBC’s studios at Rockefeller Center. No one should mistake this for some kind of scandalous act of deference. Show More Summary
It may be the first interview Trump gives after all his remaining challengers have bowed out.