Some former NBC News executives expressed outrage over the network’s decision to air a town hall featuring President Donald Trump — in competition with another network’s town hall with Joe Biden.
“As a former NBC executive, I am extremely embarrassed about NBC’s decision to run their Trump town hall the same day & time as ABC’s previously scheduled one with Biden,” Steve Spinner, a Democratic fundraiser who served as the company’s senior vice president from 1996-2000, wrote in one message on Twitter. “They spent more time ensuring Savannah Guthrie physical safety than doing what was right for voters. Shame.”
Guthrie, an anchor on NBC’s Today, is set to moderate the town hall with