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Mark Sanford on fighting to define the Republican Party

Clip: 09/11/2019 | 9m 19s

Mark Sanford, former South Carolina governor and congressman, is breaking with his party to mount a primary challenge to President Trump in 2020. Sanford has long been outspoken about his objection to Trump -- a perspective that saw him defeated in his own congressional reelection bid. Sanford sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss his party’s identity, federal spending, climate change and more.

Aired: 09/11/19

Rating: NR

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