Firestein Comments on 2016 Presidential Election for NTDtv

Media Coverage | August 20, 2015

On August 20, EWI Perot Fellow and Vice President for the Strategic Trust-Building Initiative and Track 2 Diplomacy David Firestein appeared on New Tang Dynasty Television's (NTDtv) Focus Talk to speak on the evolving 2016 U.S. presidential election. In particular, he was invited to comment on the rise of Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary field and the impact of the "Trump Phenomenon" on the overall race. Firestein made his comments in Mandarin for this program.


Firestein also appeared on NTDtv's Zooming In on August 7 to comment on the Republican Party presidential primary debate, the impact of Donald Trump's candidacy and prospects for Republican candidates in next year's general election.

NTDtv interviewed Firestein in English for this program.

Firestein's commentary begins at 8:06.