Rachel Maddow joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss her new book out today on Richard Nixon’s first Vice President, Spiro Agnew, called "Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House." On the parallels between Agnew and Trump. "I do think Agnew is under-appreciated as the first modern draft of the type Republicanism that ultimately brought us I think Sarah Palin…and Donald Trump. It’s a specific type of Republicanism that deviates from what that party brought us in the past." Aired on 12/08/2020.
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