PBS NewsHour

Assessing rising extremism on the far-right

Clip: 08/12/2022 | 6m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

In response to the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago, Trump supporters have increased calls for a civil war. Those dangerous threats are being fueled by conspiracy theories, and mistrust of the FBI and Justice Department promoted by many Republican politicians. Barbara Walter, professor at UC San Diego and author of “How Civil Wars Start," joins Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

Aired: 08/12/22

Rating: NR

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