Donald Trump continues to lie and whine that the debates are rigged against him, that they're "gaming the ref" (working the ref?) by inserting Democrats as moderators of the presidential debates. That's ironic, because that's what his incessant whining is all about.
Zeke Miller at Time and others looked it up, and NBC anchor Lester Holt is a registered Republican, of course. Because Donald Trump just lies and lies and lies..
Republican nominee Donald Trump called first presidential debate moderator, NBC News anchor Lester Holt, “a Democrat” Monday, despite public records that indicate otherwise.
New York State voter registration documents show that Holt has been a registered Republican in the state since 2003.
Trump’s comments to Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, which were offered without any evidence to support the claim, are part of a time-honored tradition of alleging moderator bias and expectations-setting before a presidential debate.
“By the way, Lester is a Democrat. It’s a phony system. They are all Democrats. It’s a very unfair system,” Trump said of the debate moderators.
The NBC newsman, regarded by both parties as a straight shooter, is set to moderate the first debate on Sept. 26.