Pressure Mounts On NBC As Chris Wallace Calls Treatment Of ‘Meet The Press’ Host David Gregory ‘Lousy’

No matter how many memos from NBC News President Deborah Turness asserting her confidence in David Gregory get leaked to the media, the network news operation can’t stop incessant reports that he’s on his way out the door — sooner or later.

This morning’s “breaking” news: Chuck Todd is the likely successor. NBC News’ chief White House correspondent, political director and MSNBC The Daily Rundown host, Todd previously has been a frontrunner in this ongoing story; last month’s David Gregory Is Out report, however, suggested Morning Joe’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were the prettiest dress in the store, though some outlets noted Todd had lost weight to prep for the gig.

Setting the stage for this morning’s news, Fox News Sunday’s host Chris Wallace went on the network’s MediaBuzz  program on Sunday to explain why Sunday Beltway shows still are relevant, and how NBC News was treating Gregory “lousy” by not saying publicly he’s their guy.

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