From The Hill
Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, on Sunday praised Lester Holt and predicted the NBC News anchor would do a good job moderating Monday’s presidential debate.
“Lester Holt’s — he’s a — he’s a respected, brilliant newsman,” Conway said on ABC’s “This Week.”
“He’ll do a good job tomorrow night as a moderator. … He’s certainly going to be a good debate moderator tomorrow.”
Conway said she trusts that all of the people moderating the upcoming debates will ask questions that “benefit the voters.”
“Voters deserve, and they, indeed, expect a good debate on the issues,” Conway said.
Last week, Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, also offered some praise for the NBC News anchor, saying he respected Holt and calling him a “professional.”
But the GOP nominee claimed that Holt is a “Democrat” even though the news anchor is a registered Republican. Trump also called the presidential debates a “phony system.”
“They are all Democrats,” he said. “It’s a very unfair system.”
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