Rachel Maddow gives an overview of Donald Trump's newly named chief strategist and senior counselor, Steve Bannon, whose past record includes an array of right-wing media ventures, as well as anti-Semitic and white nationalist leanings
Rachel Maddow shows how billionaire Robert Mercer is the link that connects the Donald Trump campaign and Steve Bannon's fringe-right news outlet Breitbart News, and how that is leading to the mainstreaming of previously obscure ideas.
Rachel Maddow reports on the billionaire, Robert Mercer, who supported the unseating of Republican establishment figures, finances Breitbart News, and is the link between the Donald Trump campaign and its new CEO, Breitbart's Steve Bannon.
Joshua Green, national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek, talks with Rachel Maddow about the awkward situation of Donald Trump having to work with the RNC while hiring Steve Bannon, who has worked in opposition to GOP establishment leaders, to head his campaign.
Rachel Maddow reviews the history of some elitist, racist movements in the U.S. and the role of eugenicist John Tanton in those movements, and notes that his Center for Immigration Studies is cited Donald Trump's new campaign ad.
Rachel Maddow notes the atmosphere of racism that was overseen by Stephen Bannon at Breitbart News, both on its pages and by its staff, before Donald Trump chose to put him in charge of his entire campaign.
Rachel Maddow notes that Donald Trump's weirdest and most offensive behavior has a home in the right-wing fringe of American politics, a radical perspective that will now be the campaign's guiding voice as Steve Bannon, chairman of Breitbart News, has been made the campaign's chief.