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Two fun facts about Matt Lauer

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Fun fact #1:

In an interview with former White House press secretary and Obama campaign advisor Robert Gibbs on Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over a report showing “the rich are getting richer” and pleaded: “So what responsibility does President Obama have in terms of dealing with income distribution in this country?”

Fun fact #2:

The Today Show’s Matt Lauer is now the highest-earning news host, taking in $17 million a year, TV Guide reported in its annual ‘Who Earns What’ issue.