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Will Trumpism thrive in post-Trump America? | US & Canada | Al Jazeera


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Former US Secretary of Defense and Republican Senator Chuck Hagel talks about the future of his party and its biggest star, Donald Trump.

Trump took over the party’s agenda over the past five years with his mix of populism and rejection of elites. He tapped into the fears of white Americans as US demographics shift towards more diversity, and convinced millions of middle-class Americans his party was fighting for them.

In this episode, see why Hagel – who endorsed Democratic candidate Joe Biden – tells host Steve Clemons that the Republican Party “has some real soul searching to do”.