TheDC Newsroom: Matt Lauer Fired, Trump In Twitter Battle With Morning Joe

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Justin Caruso Contributor
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Another edition of TheDC newsroom is here, and reporters Amber Athey and Alex Pfeiffer have hot takes on the latest news of the day.


NBC News’ Matt Lauer Fired After Sexual Assault Allegations

  • NBC fired Matt Lauer today after an employee complained about inappropriate sexual conduct. (RELATED: Two More Women Accuse Matt Lauer Of Inappropriate Conduct)
  • Lauer is accused of sexual misconduct while reporting on the Sochi Olympics in 2014.
  • Amber Athey reported on this story for The Daily Caller, and talked to TheDC Newsroom host Vince Coglianese about it.

Trump Gets In Twitter Battle With Morning Joe

  • Donald Trump tweeted about Joe Scarborough Wednesday, fanning the flames of a conspiracy theory about an intern that died in 2002.
  • Trump wrote, “So now that Matt Lauer is gone when will the Fake News practitioners at NBC be terminating the contract of Phil Griffin? And will they terminate low ratings Joe Scarborough based on the “unsolved mystery” that took place in Florida years ago? Investigate!”
  • Daily Caller White House correspondent Alex Pfeiffer appeared on TheDC Newsroom to discuss these issues.

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