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The Alt-Right, White Nationalists, And White Supremacy

During the election season, a phrase popped up that you might not have heard previously: “white nationalists.” And as Donald Trump chooses his Cabinet appointees, some--particularly Steve Bannon and Jeff Sessions--are being connected with the white nationalist movement. 

But what are white nationalists exactly? How is it different from white supremacy? Is it part of the alt-right? And why do they feel Trump’s victory gives their movement a jolt and a potential seat at the table? Morning Shift talks to Washington Post political reporter David Weigel to break down what are white nationalists and what they want from a Trump administration. 


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