NBC Trashes ‘Ugly’ GOP for ‘Angry Debate’ on Refuges; Hails Hillary ‘Going Against the Tide’

Curtis Houck | November 19, 2015
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NBC Nightly News lashed out at conservatives and Republicans on Thursday for creating an “ugly” and “angry debate” with President Obama over whether to accept Syrian refugees while gushing how Hillary Clinton was “[g]oing against the tide” of a bipartisan majority of voters and members of the House in backing the President.

Anchor Lester Holt led the program again from Paris and started the segment by explaining that “[h]eightened fears in the U.S. over Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks led the House to approve a bill today that would virtually halt all Syrian refugees from coming into the U.S.”