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Billy Bush is exiting NBC's 'Today' over Trump tape scandal

Billy Bush is exiting NBC's 'Today' over Trump tape scandal

Billy Bush will not be returning to the “Today” show as NBC seeks to quell mounting criticism over controversial remarks he made in a videotaped conversation with  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Bush, 44, who was suspended indefinitely Sunday after he was heard in a leaked 2005 video engaging in lewd, sexist conversation with Trump, was in negotiations to exit NBC News as of late Tuesday, according to people familiar with the discussions who were unauthorized to comment.

An NBC News representative declined to comment. Carson Daly has been filling in for Bush on the third hour of “Today” and is scheduled to be...

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