An alt-right leader said Tuesday he is “disappointed” in Donald Trump’s choice to disavow the movement, the Associated Press reported.
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Richard Spencer, National Policy Institute leader, said he gets where the president-elect is “coming from politically and practically.”
Spencer told the AP he will “wait and see” what happens with the president-elect’s administration.
But Spencer said the alt-right movement is important to Trump, adding the president-elect needs people like him “to actualize the populism that fueled his campaign.”
Trump on Tuesday said he did not want to “energize” the alt-right movement. He also denounced the National Policy Institute conference held over the weekend where white nationalists celebrated his victory and used Nazi-era terms and salute.
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