President Trump has told everyone how he perceives Kristen Welker of NBC News, the planned moderator of the upcoming presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee. – called it “terrible and unfair” on Saturday in an attack before the debate.
“She has always been terrible and unfair, just like most False News reporters, but I will still play the game. The people know! How’s Steve Scully doing? “Trump wrote on Twitter along with a retweet from his son Donald Trump Jr., connecting Welker and her family with prominent Democrats.
Welker’s family has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Democrats over the years, and Welker and her family spent Christmas at the White House with Obama in 201
DEBATE MODERATOR KRISTEN WELKER’S TWITTER ACCOUNT DISABLED AGAINST STEVE SCULLY AGAINST
Trump’s Steve Scully comment was a reference to a C-SPAN reporter who was stopped, allegedly lying that his Twitter account had been hacked, before being set to moderate a planned debate between Trump and Biden on Oct. 15 in Miami. , which was eventually repealed
Scully sent a tweet that some critics consider addicted to Trump, whether Scully should respond to the president’s criticism of him.
Prior to joining C-SPAN, Scully’s job included an intern for Biden and a job for the late U.S. Sen. Democrat Ted Kennedy.
Welker briefly deactivated her Twitter account after Scully said he had been hacked.
KRISTEN WELKER, UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL MODERATOR OF THE DEBATE, HAS DEEP DEMOCRATIC LINKS
Trump has often challenged interviewers and moderators, including Chris Wallace of Fox News, who moderated the first debate on Sept. 29 in Cleveland, and Savana Guthrie of NBC, moderator of Trump City Hall, which aired instead of the canceled debate in Miami.
The president accused both of them of being unfair to him.
“Anyone who has ever worked with Welker knows that she is an activist, not a reporter,” a senior White House official told the New York Post.
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On the contrary, Trump 2020 senior adviser Jason Miller, on the other hand, told Story host Martha McCollum last week that she thought Welker would do an “excellent job.”
“I have a very high opinion of Kristen Welker,” he said. “I think she will do an excellent job as a moderator for the third debate. I think she is a journalist who is very correct in her approach and I think she will be a very good choice for this third debate. “