Squire discusses white nationalist support for Trump ahead of 2020 election

Professor of Computer Science Megan Squire offered insight for the article focused on white nationalists and a divide in their support for President Trump's reelection campaign.

International broadcaster Voice of America featured insight from Professor of Computer Science Megan Squire in a recent article about a shift in support for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign among white nationalists.

Professor of Computer Science Megan Squire

In the article, “Once ardent Trump supporters, white nationalists splinter ahead of presidential vote,” delves into an increasing divide between American white nationalists over their pick for U.S. president in 2020.

Squire discussed what, at the time was seemingly growing support among members of the far-right to back then-Democratic nominee candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Squire, who tracks online extremism, weighed in on what she considered a “thought experiment.”

“The question is, how much are they going to overlook?” Squire said. “And as they’re debating right now, what’s the lesser of two evils? So they’re going to be spending a bit of time going around that.”

Read the entire VOA article here.