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Is the Trump spell breaking?

Former President Donald Trump. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Former President Donald Trump. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

With the defeat of many election deniers and the loss of several Trump-backed candidates, is former President Donald Trump’s influence on the GOP breaking up? And is the push toward more authoritarianism fading?

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes talks with New York University professor Ruth Ben Ghiat, who is an expert on authoritarianism and author of “Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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