Bannon Appointment Raises Questions About Alt-Right Influence In White House

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Stephen Bannon pictured attending then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Hispanic advisory roundtable meeting in New York in August 2016. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Stephen Bannon, the former executive chairman of Breitbart News, as his chief strategist has many wondering about the role the alt-right movement will have in the White House.

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik (@davidfolkenflik) talks with Here & Now‘s Robin Young about Breitbart’s content, and how Bannon may impact Trump’s administration.

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