Amanpour and Company

Why Andrew Yang Left the Democratic Party

Clip: 10/15/2021 | 18m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Andrew Yang ran for president in 2020 and for mayor of New York earlier this year. Now he's announced he’s leaving the Democratic Party entirely to launch a new party. The Forward Party shares its name with Yang's new book, which charts his experience in the 2020 presidential campaign. He speaks about the inspiration behind the book, his new party, and his vision for American politics.

Aired: 10/15/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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