The Republican National Committee alerted the Commission on Presidential Debates on Thursday that it plans to require GOP presidential nominees not to attend debates run by the commission going forward. McDaniel said GOP voters “have lost trust” in the commission and noted that the RNC has proposed a number of reforms to the debate process.
NBC began to circle the wagons on its Hillary Clinton miniseries Friday, hours after the Republican National Committee blocked the network from GOP primary debates, calling the miniseries a Clinton promo. “The Hillary Clinton movie has not been ordered to production, only a script is being written at this time,” NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt said in a statement.
The conservative-leaning cable news channel was reportedly going to produce a miniseries on Clinton for NBC, but a source at Fox says the negotiation fell apart over deal points. The Republican National Committee today voted to ban CNN and NBC from hosting Republican presidential primary debates in 2016 in retaliation for their plans to air the Clinton programming.
The Republican National Committee today voted to ban CNN and NBC from hosting Republican presidential primary debates in 2016 in retaliation for their plans to air Hillary Clinton related programs.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus calls the programs political ads “masquerading” as unbiased productions. He vows not to partner with the networks on GOP debates if they don’t pull the programs.