How Donald Trump Courted the Alt-Right

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says goodbye to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Grand Junction, Colo.

Journalists Sarah Posner and David Neiwert join us to talk about their article for Mother Jones: “How Trump Took Hate Groups Mainstream,” reported in partnership with The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute They conducted a three-month investigation, interviewed white nationalist leaders and analyzed social-media networks, nearly 100 hours of fringe talk radio, and dozens of posts on influential hate sites, to chart Trump's connection with the alt-right, and discuss how he's legitimized hate groups in the past several months.