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 TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMillennials and the great reckoning on race Biden chooses Amanda Gorman as youngest known inaugural poet Can Biden encompass the opposition he embodied? 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.