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Savannah Guthrie gets heat on social media for interviewing Covington Catholic student



Nicholas Sandmann is the student at the center of the protest controversy where racist teens from Covington Catholic were chanting and harassing a Native American vet Nathan Phillips. A Republican PR firm got involved to spin the narrative (that the Catholic students were actually the ones being harassed) and now Sandmann's first sit-down interview will be with Savannah Guthrie on The Today Show. Guthrie's getting a lot of heat online for giving him airtime.

Some of the backlash on Twitter:









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Tags: politics, race / racism, television - morning / daytime, television - nbc
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