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Steve Schmidt: How Democrats Should Seize the Moment

Clip: 09/15/2021 | 18m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Gavin Newsom beat a recall challenge last night, in part by emphasizing his commitment to mask and vaccine mandates. It’s a stark contrast to Republican governors in states like Texas and Florida. Former GOP strategist and Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt says their anti-science stance is a selfish ploy to woo the far right. Schmidt joins Michel Martin to discuss the current climate.

Aired: 09/15/21

Rating: NR

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