Eric Trump expressed the hope that NBC’s Matt Lauer will be fair during next Wednesday’s presidential forum, but is concerned about his connections to the Clinton Foundation.
Trump was asked on Fox and Friends Friday morning about Lauer being picked to moderate the Commander-in-Chief forum, which will air live on NBC.
“Obviously there’s a lot of speculation because of his involvement with the foundation,” the Republican presidential candidate’s son responded.
“MSNBC may as well be a super-PAC against Trump,” he added. “It’s really, really sad to see what’s happened to the media on that station.”
— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) September 2, 2016
As reported by Western Journalism, the Republican National Committee cancelled a presidential primary debate with NBC that was slated for last January following a controversial one hosted by CNBC last fall. RNC Chair Reince Priebus said the moderators’ questions were “inaccurate or downright offensive.”
Mediaite reports that Lauer was listed as a “notable past member” of the Clinton Global Initiative.
However, a representative with NBC reached out to the news outlet with the following statement: “Matt Lauer was not and is not a Clinton Global Initiative member. He interviewed President Clinton from a CGI conference for the TODAY show’s live broadcast, not for the conference.”
During his Friday interview, Eric Trump went on to question why the Clintons became so rich over the last 15 years, since Bill left the presidency.
“The question I always ask is what product are they selling?… What product were they selling to make $150 million?” Trump wondered.
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