The NBC morning show anchor was apparently eager for Trump’s opponents to make a spectacle of the Russia investigation with public congressional hearings.
Talking to National Political Correspondent Steve Kornacki about the subject, Lauer fretted: “Appointing a special counsel, good news, bad news, I think, for Democrats....you wanted a lot of key witnesses to come in and raise their right hand in public hearings and you wanted to drive headlines with that. You have less of an ability to do that now.” The “good news” Lauer saw for Democrats was that the special counsel “ramps up the pressure on the White House.”
Kornacki agreed: “Yeah, no, I think they were counting on having some of these highly public hearings and it looks like a lot of it’s going to play out behind the scenes right now.”
Given the wall-to-wall media coverage of the Russia investigation, it’s laughable that Lauer would be concerned about a sudden lack of “headlines.Read more at NewsBusters