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.