NBC’s Peter Alexander: Trump Nationalism Not Just Racist but Xenophobic

Tuesday on MSNBC, NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander said President Donald Trump calling himself a “nationalist” was “not just racial” but also has “xenophobic” undertones. Kasie Hunt asked, “Peter, can I ask you also about his using the word nationalist, saying,

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Dec. 18: UN’s “International Migrants Day”

Although one of President Bill Clinton’s last “accomplishments” on the cusp of leaving office 16 years ago was rallying the international community to establish “International Migrants Day,” Brexit and election of Donald Trump mark the beginning of a new nationalism.

MUNICH, GERMANY - JANUARY 11: Supporters of the right-wing populist group Pegida, holding a placard "Merkel muss weg" ('Merkel Off') march on January 11, 2016 in Munich, Germany. Pegida and other right-wing activists have been quick to latch on to the New Year's Eve sex attacks in Cologne. Over 100 …