Professor Julian Zelizer on Trump vs. Jackson: “Part of the appeal isn’t just economics…”

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President Andrew Jackson, the 7th president on the U.S. is shown in an undated portarait. (AP Photo)

Princeton University History and Public Affairs Professor Julian Zelizer dissects President Trump’s self-comparison to seventh President Andrew Jackson. He describes the person President Jackson was, and John bounces his current-day readings on Jackson off the professor. Professor Zelizer describes the difference between populism in Trump’s presidential campaign, and its meaning now.

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