NBC Makes Curious Decision to Let Lester Holt Anchor Nightly News from Trump Tower


lester holtLester Holt interviewed Donald Trump in Trump Tower tonight, which is fine, but it came with the rather curious decision to anchor the entire NBC Nightly News broadcast from Trump Tower.

It’s not clear why this happened, but whatever the case, Trump Tower was visible in the background during Holt’s live reports on the news of the day, as well as the interior of Trump’s office during the interview.

A lot of people noticed and had a problem with this:

Fun experiment: imagine how people would react if, say, a nightly network newscast anchored live from, say, Chappaqua.

You can watch clips from the broadcast above, via NBC.

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