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QUICK TAKE: What Lester Holt Didn’t Ask

Lester Holt questioned Donald Trump on his birtherism. What didn’t he ask about? Hillary Clinton’s emails, the Clinton Foundation, and Benghazi.

Lester Holt

NBC News’ Lester Holt moderated Monday night’s 90-minute debate. In that time, he asked Donald Trump about his birther claims, not releasing his tax returns, and past quote about “presidential look.”

But Holt missed some major controversies that have helped define this election cycle, including Hillary Clinton’s emails (Trump brought that up), the Clinton Foundation, and the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi.

Will Holt catch heat from Trump supporters and media reporters for not asking Clinton about the scandals plaguing her campaign?