Trump: Lester Holt Asked Me Some ‘Unfair’ And ‘Hostile’ Questions

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks with members of the press, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, aboard his campaign plane, while flying over Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Donald Trump on Tuesday morning lamented that NBC’s Lester Holt, the moderator of Monday night’s debate, and asked him unfair questions and declined to ask Hillary Clinton about her emails or the Benghazi attack.

“I had some hostile questions, but that was okay,” Trump said on “Fox and Friends” Tuesday morning when asked how he thought the debate went.

And when asked if Holt asked Clinton the same number of “hostile” questions, Trump listed a few topics he thinks Holt should have asked Clinton to address, including her email server, which she did address during the debate.

“He didn’t ask her about the emails at all. He didn’t ask her about her scandals. He didn’t ask her about the Benghazi deal that she destroyed,” Trump said. “He didn’t ask her about a lot of things she should have been asked about. There’s no question about it. He didn’t ask about her foundation.”

Trump said that Holt “didn’t do a bad job,” but complained that he left Clinton’s “little goodies out” and pressed Trump on his tax returns.

“I thought he was okay. I thought he was fine. Nothing outstanding,” Trump said. “He gave me very unfair questions at the end, the last three, four questions, but I’m not complaining about that. I thought he was okay.”

Trump also complained that he was forced to address a housing discrimination lawsuit he settled in the 1970s, but Clinton initially raised that issue, not Holt.

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