NBC News’ town hall with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday came under fire for what were described as softball questions and audience that appeared overwhelmingly liberal.
The event was hosted by NBC News anchor Lester Holt and took place in Miami, Florida, on an outdoor veranda at the Pérez Art Museum along Biscayne Bay. NBC said that all of the Miami attendees, which asked Biden questions, were “undecided voters.”
The town hall started with Holt asking the former vice president to react to President Trump’s return to the White House. He asked if Biden was “surprised” by the president COVID-19 diagnosis, whether he thought the medical team was being transparent about his health status, and if he believes Trump “bears responsibility” for contracting the virus.