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MSNBC Anchor Hit Parade Assails Ronna McDaniel Hire at NBC News; ‘Inexplicable,’ Says Rachel Maddow

MSNBC's most popular anchors, including Rachel Maddow, Nicolle Wallace and Joy Reid, assailed NBC News' hire of Ronna McDaniel as a contributor

A long line of MSNBC ‘s most popular anchors spent Monday calling out the network’s corporate sibling, NBC News, for its hire of former Republican National Committee Ronna McDaniel in a stunning display of internal rifts laid bare on the TV screen. The hire of McDaniel as a contributor is “inexplicable,” Rachel Maddow said on MSNBC Monday night as part of a half-hour commercial-free monologue that painted the former politico as one in a line of fascists and would-be usurpers who have tried to take over America’s political process. Within days, prominent staffers at NBC News and MSNBC pushed back on the decision, charging that McDaniel’s efforts to assist Trump and cast aspersions on journalists made her unfit to serve at in a paid position at a journalism organization.

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