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Lester Holt Let Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Do All The Talking At The Debate


Posted on September 26, 2016, at 10:00 p.m. ET

NBC's Lester Holt moderated the first presidential debate on Monday, taking center stage in one of the most widely anticipated moments of the 2016 campaign.

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But as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump began to go head-to-head, some people stopped to wonder: Where you at, Lester?

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Some people had ~theories~ where Holt actually was.

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Comedian Leslie Jones had some tips.

Hey Lester you a ref man! He not suppose to interrupt! Foul! Where the yellow flag blow a whistle!!

Others thought he did a great job.

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People were here for the candidates verbally duking it out.

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Either way, Holt had a front-row seat to history. OR DID HE.

Live footage of Lester right now #DebateNight