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Max Boot: "Extremists" in Control of the Republican Party

Clip: 10/22/2021 | 17m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

A recent poll suggests that nearly 80% of Republicans want former President Trump to run in the 2024 election. Washington Post columnist and former conservative Republican Max Boot blames Trump for leading the growing extremism within the party. Boot speaks with Walter Isaacson about why so many Republicans are in Trump’s thrall and whether it will help or harm the GOP in upcoming elections.

Aired: 10/22/21

Rating: NR

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