The Trump campaign and democracy's future

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Reporters are being heckled at Trump rallies by supporters who say Trump will win in a landslide and openly talk about violence and “revolution” if he doesn’t. Yesterday, Mike Pence insisted the campaign will accept the results if it loses, but high-level Trump surrogates echo his claim that the election is being “rigged.” Polls show that Trump might lose in a landslide, with heavy damage to his own Republican Party—and the confidence of millions in the democratic process.

Credits

Guests:
Ben Schreckinger - Politico - @SchreckReports, Kathleen Hall Jamieson - Professor of communications at the University of Pennsylvania - @AnnenbergPenn, Mollie Hemingway - The Federalist - @MZHemingway, Ron Nehring - Republican strategist - @RonNehring, Shaun Bowler - Professor - @UCRiverside

Hosts:
Warren Olney, KCRW Staff

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody, Christine Detz, Jenny Hamel, Paul von Zielbauer