Are Trump and the Anti-Lockdown Militias Itching for Violence? - 2020-05-07

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F0.png Are Trump and the Anti-Lockdown Militias Itching for Violence? May 7, 2020, Mehdi Hasan, Deconstructed Podcast, The Intercept

Protests have broken out in and around several state capitols, with demonstrators, among them armed right-wing militia members, attempting to pressure their state governments to end the Covid-19 lockdowns. Could this end in violence, and what does it portend for the presidential election? Scholar of right-wing extremism Nicole Hemmer joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss the protests.

Nicole Hemmer: Donald Trump is no stranger to the language of political violence. It's something that he has encouraged throughout his presidential campaign and throughout his presidency.

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{{cite news | first = Mehdi | last = Hasan | title = Are Trump and the Anti-Lockdown Militias Itching for Violence? | url = https://theintercept.com/2020/05/07/are-trump-and-the-anti-lockdown-militias-itching-for-violence/ | work = Deconstructed Podcast | publisher = The Intercept | date = May 7, 2020 | accessdate = May 9, 2020 }}