MSNBC Talks About Jeff Immelt’s Presidential Appointment


By Alex Weprin Comment

Until the Comcast transaction formally closes January 28, GE CEO Jeff Immelt runs the company with a majority stake in NBC Universal.

That led to some awkwardness on “Morning Joe” this morning when David Gregory and Chuck Todd appeared to discuss Immelt’s appointment to lead President Obama’s economic council.

Or as Gregory said in a disclosure: “Jeff Immelt runs the parent company of NBC… for the time being, at least.”

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