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Megyn Kelly Rips NBC Town Hall As ‘Designed To Appease Angry NBC Employees, Democrats’

NBC News host Savannah Guthrie has taken a lot of heat for how she handled the network’s town hall on Thursday night with President Donald Trump.

Former Fox News host Megyn Kelly wrote on Twitter: “So far, this is not a town hall for voters, it is designed to appease the angry NBC employees/Dems who are pissed off Trump’s on NBC at all.”

As one example of how bad the town hall was, Guthrie asked Trump about the things he retweets on his Twitter account.

Trump said “that was a retweet, I’ll put it out there. People can decide for themselves.”

Guthrie replied: “I don’t get that. You’re the president. You’re not, like, someone’s crazy uncle who can just retweet whatever.”


Conservatives have erupted in anger after Guthrie grilled Trump with a “question every 12 seconds” while ABC’s George Stephanopoulos was accused of forgetting to ask Joe Biden about his son Hunter’s emails.

Trump and Biden both held their town halls Thursday evening, with viewers forced to choose between the clashing timetables.

On NBC, Trump was asked about coronavirus, QAnon, his own diagnosis, and his taxes by Guthrie while, on ABC, Biden spoke LGBTQ rights, court-packing, and the 1994 crime bill with Stephanopoulos.

Conservatives on Twitter did not enjoy the combative nature of the NBC News town hall and put the blame squarely on Guthrie for how it went. Below you can read a sampling of those responses.