What is the alt-right?



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What is the alt-right that Donald Trump and Breitbart News are supposedly part of?

"Alt-right" is a term short for "alternative right" in US politics which backs radical right-wing causes but sees itself as being outside the traditional Republican Party establishment. It includes people who backed Donald Trump in the face of mainstream Republican opposition. Many people consider that Breitbart News is the standard bearer for the alt-right.

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