With the 2016 Presidential debate right around the corner, many continue to question the relationship between former debate host, Megyn Kelly, and Republican nominee Donald Trump.
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Megyn Kelly has a tempestuous relationship with Donald Trump which could lead to yet another biased debate. While Greta Van Susteren is known to hammer her guests with non-relenting questions similar to a prosecutor.
This election has brought more interest and will have many first time voters. The public needs an unbiased debate where many undecided voters can learn the candidates stance on issues. We need a host that will get what the voters need out the candidates.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Van Susteren received a bachelor’s degree with distinction in economics. She earned a Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law in 1979 and a Master of Law from the school in 1982. Van Susteren was the first Stuart Stiller Fellow at Georgetown Law Center and was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from Georgetown Law School. She served as an adjunct professor at the Law Center from 1984 through 1999.
Van Susteren sits on the Board of Directors at the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and was recently dubbed one of the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes Magazine. She is the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Media Award from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Van Susteren was also awarded both the 2000-2001 Sandra Day O’Connor Medal of Honor from Seton Hall University and the 2001 American Bar Association Presidential Award for “Excellence in Journalism.” She is also the recipient of the first place 2002 National Headliners Award as part of an investigative team covering the “Attack on America.”
Kelly is from Syracuse, New York, attended Tecumseh Elementary School, in DeWitt, New York. At age 9, her family moved to the Albany, New Yorksuburb of Delmar, where she attended Bethlehem Central High School. After high school, she obtained an undergraduate degree in political science at Syracuse University and earned a J.D. from Albany Law School in 1995.
Kelly was an associate in the Chicago office of law firm Bickel & Brewer LLP, during which time she co-wrote an article for the American Bar Association’s journal, Litigation, called “The Conflicting Roles of Lawyer as Director”. She later joined Jones Day for nine years, where one of her clients was the credit bureau Experian.