Lauer picked to moderate Clinton-Trump forum
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NBC's Matt Lauer will moderate the "Commander in Chief Forum" featuring Donald TrumpDonald TrumpProsecutors focus Trump Organization probe on company's financial officer: report WHO official says it's 'premature' to think pandemic will be over by end of year Romney released from hospital after fall over the weekend MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton: Allegations against Cuomo 'raise serious questions,' deserve probe Clinton, Pelosi holding online Women's Day fundraiser with Chrissy Teigen, Amanda Gorman Media circles wagons for conspiracy theorist Neera Tanden MORE next week, according to the network.

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The one-hour event on Sept. 7 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York will be the first to host both Trump and Clinton.

The candidates will appear back to back during the event.

According to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, which is hosting the event, each will take questions on national security, military affairs and veterans issues from Lauer and an audience made up of military veterans and active service members.

Lauer has been a co-host of the "Today" show for the past 19 years.