How Close Was Trump's Coup? (w/ Ruth Ben-Ghiat)

Donald Trump got too close to a military coup. Could the next strongman president succeed where Trump failed? Thom Hartmann talks to the scholar on fascism.

Ruth Ben-Ghiat joins Thom Hartmann for a deep dive into the strongman style governance of Donald Trump. Professor of History & Italian Studies-New York University (NYU) / Historian & cultural critic / scholar on fascism & authoritarian leaders / Author of seven books including her latest, Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present.

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