NBC Giddy Over Beto’s Trump Protest: ‘Going to Be Quite the Split Screen’

February 11, 2019 | 10:54 AM EST

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On Monday, NBC’s Today show was excited by the prospect of “rising star” Beto O’Rourke holding a “counter-rally” to President Trump’s upcoming visit to the border in El Paso, Texas. As she promoted the former Democratic congressman and failed Senate candidate’s protest event, reporter Kristen Welker declared that it was “going to be quite a split screen.”